May 31, 2020  
2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 271 - Modernism/Postmodernism


A study of modern and postmodern music, combining close listening (e.g. Schoenberg, Cage, Reich) with critical responses to its aesthetic and ideological contexts (e.g. Adorno, Jameson, McClary). Representative genres include: symphony, string quartet, opera, film score, performance art.

Prerequisites & Notes
First-year students require permission of the instructor. (Not offered in 2016-17.)

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