MA in Composition
Course Description

MUS 212
Seminar in 20th-Century Literature and Theory
Fall

Intensive studies in various aspects of the history, theory, and literature of contemporary music. Topics may include the New York School; theories of the 20th-century avant-garde; 20th-century theories of musical time; postmodernist aesthetics and criticism; the American experimentalist tradition; minimalism, music and politics in the 1960s, Morton Feldman, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and John Cage.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
David Bernstein

Note(s):
Limit fifteen students.
Open to graduate students only.

 
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Last Updated: 3/15/18