INTO THE 20TH CENTURY: CLASSICAL MUSIC 1890-1980
An exploration of the incredibly diverse and varied “Modern” period of 20th century “Classical” music (including Jazz, the “Classical” music of the US), including a sampling of works by R. Strauss, Debussy, Joplin, Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok, Armstrong, Ellington Shostakovich, Sibelius, Coleridge-Taylor, Still, Gershwin, de Falla, Villa-Lobos, Varese, Webern, Berg, Ives, Copland, Seeger, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Cage, Parker, Davis, Coltrane, Boulez, Babbitt, Stockhausen, Carter, Penderecki, Berio, Oliveros, Riley, Reich, Glass, Crumb, Ligeti and others. We will look at the important movements, concepts, forms, style characteristics and musical elements of the time period, as well as the historical and cultural context. A video link of class will be provided to students who have to miss a class at the scheduled time.
B.M. Composition, Oberlin Conservatory; Full-time Musician/Teaching Artist, TWO OF A KIND
8 Tuesdays, 10/4 to 11/29 (No class 11/22)
7 to 8:30 p.m.