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College Catalog 2014-2015 
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSI 425 - Seminar in Composers/Genres

Intended for upper-level majors and minors in Music, this course provides the opportunity for in-depth study of the works of a single composer, or of several works within a given genre or historical era. Topics will change regularly; recent offerings have included Beethoven, Verdi, and Shostakovich. In addition to close analysis of significant works, course readings from the from the musicological and culture-critical literature will also introduce students to both classic and current scholarship in these topics. Skills in musical analysis are essential for this course. This course may be taken twice and counted both times toward the Music major or minor if the topic is different. Prerequisite(s):   MUSI 114  (Theory II). MUSI 213  (Theory III: Form and Analysis) also highly recommended. Permission of instructor. Offered alternate years. (4 Credits)