MUS-458: Music History and Literature III
Music of the Twentieth Century

Instructor: Dr. William S. Carson
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Course Description

Study of the composers and musical developments in European and American Art Music in the 20th century with an introduction to music from other world cultures. Samples of a broad spectrum of musical life in the twentieth century, including Art Music in common practice: orchestral, choral, band, chamber music, and solo repertoire, both instrumental and vocal; Musical Theater; Jazz; Pop; Music of Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, Australia and New Zealand. Compositional techniques, style characteristics, and relationships will be emphasized.  This course will also introduce some computer applications for musicians.
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Class Schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.

Thursday, 11:00 - 11:50 p.m.

Marquis Hall Ray Rehearsal Room, Room 201


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