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Fall 2017 Music GR8257 section 001

Call Number 81096
Day & Time
T 4:10pm-6:00pm
620 Dodge Hall
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Georg Friedrich Haas
Course Description Prerequisites: None. This course will look at musical form in an alternative manner: rather than follow standard concepts of traditional analysis, we will approach form on the basis of perception, namely the perception of time as well as tension and suspense.  How does musical form set up expectations of the listener, “manipulates” them, and ultimately destroys/denies them?Since traditional analysis of musical form is often not applicable any more to much of the music of the past century as well as the present, it seems fair to say that the standard approach has ceased to be helpful for contemporary composers.  The new approach taken in this course aims to offer a viable alternative to composers working today, providing not only abstract concepts but hands-on tools.  A thorough knowledge of traditional analysis of musical form (i.e. the standard musical forms of the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods) is expected and required as a prerequisite.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department Music
Enrollment 10 students (15 max) as of 7:07PM Saturday, December 16, 2017
Subject Music
Number GR8257
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Open To Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, International and Public Affairs, School of the Arts, School of Professional Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20173MUSI8257G001

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