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Spring 2015-2016
* MUS 242 (LA)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Music since 1945

Donnacha M. Dennehy

A look at the wide range of musical styles and personalities since World War II, including avant-garde and experimental approaches, the effects of technology, and influences from non-Western and popular idioms. Emphasis will be on listening and discussion, with the goal of understanding the attitudes, objectives and achievements of individuals and groups as well as their interaction with the culture at large.

Sample reading list:
Paul Griffiths, Modern Music & After, 3rd ed.
Alex Ross, The Rest is Noise
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Listening assignments and term paper.

Paper in Lieu of Mid Term - 14%
Paper in lieu of Final - 20%
Quizzes - 24%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Other (See Instructor) - 32%

Other information:
Some knowledge of music notation is helpful.


Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41113 L01 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am M W   Woolworth Music Center   102   Enrolled:20 Limit:40
41114 P01 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm W   Woolworth Music Center   105   Enrolled:9 Limit:14
43659 P02 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
43660 P03 10:00:00 am - 10:50:00 am M   Woolworth Music Center   106   Enrolled:11 Limit:14