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MS 382 - Advanced Music Theory II: Form, Style and Idea in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Discussion on principles, methods and techniques of music analysis which were invented or have their roots in Vienna ((Schenker, Schönberg, Réti, ...). Analysis of pieces of music in connection with the development of compositional techniques in the last decades of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century (fin de siecle, Jugendstil, Impressionismus, Expressionismus). Comparison with other arts such as painting and poetry. Influence of Austrian composers in American exile (Schoenberg, Steiner, Korngold, etc.).

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Two or four semesters of music theory

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