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MUSA 2209 Music of the Modern Era (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This is a study of the music of the twentieth century, including concepts, ideas, techniques, compositional materials, and analytical principles of the music, as well as a historical, chronological survey of the composers and compositions of the modern era. The course will include a study of the twentieth-century masters, including: Debussy, Ravel, Stravinsky, and Schoenberg; nationalist composers like Bartok, Britten, and Copland; and the flowering of avant-garde music since 1945, including electronic music. A discussion of the development of Jazz and American Popular Song will be included.


Instructor(s): Daniel M. Callahan

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Historical period.


Last Updated: 09-Feb-16