2019-2020 Academic Bulletin 
    
    Jul 13, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUSIC 401 - Styles: Post-Tonal Music


Credits: 4
An extensive survey of post-tonal music from early Stravinsky to the present time. The course will concern successors to the major-minor key system, including atonality, polytonality, Viennese serialism, midcentury developments such as minimalism, event-based music, chance music, and the belief that all sound, including silence, is music.

Prerequisite: MUSIC 201  and MUSIC 287 .

Distribution Requirements: QR, SB.