Search | Directories | Reference Tools
UW Home > Discover UW > Student Guide > Course Catalog 

Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Lawrence Starr
MUHST 510
Seattle Campus

Seminar in Music Since 1890

Prerequisite: MUHST 500.

Class description

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.

Recommended preparation

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.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Lawrence Starr
Date: 07/14/2009