This course is an investigation of different sorts of song, in which the music and the words are more or less equal partners. Composers and poets to be discussed include: Franz Schubert; Hugo Wolf; Charles Ives; various settings of Langston Hughes; George and ira Gershwin; The Beatles; Paul Simon; Kanye West; and Bob Dylan (did he merit the Nobel Prize?).
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: MUSC103 OR MUSC201
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Assignments will include brief analytical papers: the composition of songs and/or poems.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Prerequisite: MUSC 103 or MUSC201 or equivalent as demonstrated by performance on the Music Theory Placement Test.
|Instructor(s): Bruce,Neely Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: MST301; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 30||SR major: 0||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 14||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 0||JR non-major: 5||SO: 10||FR: 10|