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    Vassar College
  Jan 16, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018
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MUSI 322 - Advanced Studies in Theory

1 unit(s)
Analysis of Modern and Contemporary Classical Music. Study of analytical approaches helpful in understanding and performing music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Topics include modal and post-tonal analysis, set theory and serialism, and innovative approaches to rhythm, meter, timbre, texture, and form. The course culminates in individual projects devoted to detailed study of a work of each student’s choosing. Students enhance their abilities to express their understanding of music through essays and presentations commenting on analytical insights and their implications for performance. Jonathan Chenette.

Prerequisite(s): MUSI 205  and MUSI 248  or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

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