This seminar explores the history, culture, and politics of Moscow, a metropolis of 12 million that is at once the capital of the Russian Federation and a state of its own, distinct from the rest of the country and the world.
The topic of this course is interdisciplinary collaboration. The motivations that are precursors to, the products resulting from, and the strategies and processes one might use to develop collaborative work are explored.
MUS513: Topics in 19th- and Early 20th-Century Music: Tchaikovsky
Simon A. Morrison
This course explores the career of Pyotr Tchaikovsky, from his first civic-minded compositions and salon songs through to his first ballet Swan Lake, the operas Eugene Onegin and Mazeppa, the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Symphonies, his liturgical mus
A composition course for independent, self-directed composers working in any style. The primary requirement is to compose a substantial piece and present it at our class concert at the end of the semester.
MUS224: Ballads, Blues, and Banjos: Folk Music in America
What is "folk" music, and who makes it? How do notions of authenticity, class, and capital affect the construction of "folk" identity? How has recording technology impacted oral traditions?