MUS240: Musical Modernism 1890-1945

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Course Info

This course is an overview of modernism in European and Euro-American art music, including movements such as symbolism, expressionism, and neoclassicism. We will listen to music of-among others-Bartók, Berg, Copland, Debussy, Ives, Mahler, Milhaud, Satie, Schoenberg, Scriabin, Stravinsky, and Varèse. Topics will include introduction to a wide variety of musical languages and forms, as well as different cultural contexts for music making (music and ethnicity, music's relation to other art forms such as dance and visual art, music and politics).

Time/Location:

Sep 13, 2017 - Jan 16, 2018

Monday/Wednesday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Woolworth Music Center, Room 102

Class Type:

Lecture