Theories and Notation of Contemporary Music


The diverse languages of contemporary music and their roots in the early 20th century, with emphasis on the problems and continuity of musical language. Recent composers and their stylistic progenitors: for example, Ligeti, Bartók, and Berg; Carter, Schoenberg, Ives, and Copland; Crumb, Messiaen, and Webern; Cage, Varèse, Cowell, and Stockhausen. One course / 3 units.

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