MUSICOL 414 - 19-20th Cent Opera
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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A history of opera after 1800, addressing the entanglement of the artform with western modernity. The course centers on the study of a chosen repertory, exploring the ways in which operatic music and song function as significant media for the articulation of subjectivity, gender, identity, as well as of history, memory, morality, truth, myth, music itself, and the value of art. We will dedicate the final weeks of the course to studying the constitutive role of race in the enterprise of opera in twentieth-century America. Lectures are complemented with seminar periods in which students are invited to contribute to the course’s evolving understanding of the nature, value and work of opera.


MUSICOL 414 - 19-20th Cent Opera
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