Course Description: An introduction to the music literature from 1750 to the present. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: I believe that the most important aspects of this course are the development of musical style. This development is not only intrinsic within the music, but also how that music relates to larger social issues that influenced the composer.
Learning Outcomes:You sill become familiar with major lines of musical development through the study of specific works of music as well as historical overview and selected readings which I will place on reserve for you in the Library.
Course Assessment: To be successful in this course you must:
Succussfully complete a 15-20-page term paper on a relavent topic (DUE DATE: Friday, April 22).
Complete a final exam (open-note, essay).
Grading: Your grade will ber based on the following:
Term paper 40%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Tour term paper will lose one (1) letter grade for each late day.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: I expect mutual respect and courtesy from and to everyone in this class. Please turn off all cell phones and pagers or set them to "vibrate". If you must take a call, please leave the room. I try to maintain a relaxed, friendly atmosphere in this class and need your help to do so.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: WEEK ASSIGNMENT
1-5 The Roots of Classicism in the early 18th
Century; The Classical Aesthetic and Form;
Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven.
6-10 Romanticism Overview; Late Beethoven,
Schubert, Verdi, Wagner, Berlioz, Brahms,
Richard Strauss et al.; The Cult of the
11-15 End of Romanticism and its Dissolution;
Verismo Opera; Mahler; The Dissolution of
Tonality, Schoenberg et al.; Impression- ism, Jazz influences and Other 20th-
Century Trends. TERM PAPER DUE APRIL 25.
16 FINAL EXAM
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Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences
via the online attendance reporting system.
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Catalog Page 100
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