Aug 18, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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MUS 311 - Music of the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

4 credits
An exploration of the revolutionary changes in music composition, performance, and reception since 1900. Topics include the challenges of modernism and modernity, political upheaval, technological innovation, globalization, and the rising importance of popular music and jazz. Emphasis on learning effective communication of opinions about challenging musical repertoire through written assignments and oral presentations. At least one class trip to a performance of music studied in class will be required. Enrollment priority: Limited to those with junior or senior standing. Prerequisite: MUS 103 . Offered fall semester in alternate years. CLA-Writing Intensive, CLA-Writing in the Major



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