MUS-458: Music History and Literature III
Music of the Twentieth Century
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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.
Text and Reference Material
- Eric Salzman, Twentieth-Century Music, Englewood Cliffs, NJ:
Music of the Twentieth Century,
Cedar Rapids, IA: Privately Published,
2010 (these materials may be downloaded by clicking HERE –
instructor for a modest duplication fee).
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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