Prerequisite: MUHST 500.
The course offers an in-depth study in a composer, a genre, and/or a critical issue in 20th-century music in Europe and the United States. Topics vary each year. The topic for Autumn 2009 is the work of Charles Ives.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Seminar-style discussions; student presentations of assigned material.
Thorough background in undergraduate history and analysis of 20th-century music; eagerness to participate in class discussions.
Class assignments and grading
Brief in-class presentations are required of all students, along with a substantial written paper.
Class participation; quality of written paper.