MUSI 425 (20th C)

course in the School of the Arts, Media + Culture

Trinity Western University

spring semester 2016

An examination of representative musical literature spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, including compositional practice, analysis, and approaches to history. Analytical issues are examined in response to questions of structural integrity, pitch and temporal organization, and the relationship of recent musical discourse to the tradition of the common practice. Students develop critical interpretive tools through engagement with musicological literature that addresses issues of history, the relationship of music and culture, and aesthetic value.

syllabus is here

course outline is here

selected readings list is here


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