MUSI363 Art Music since 1900

The analytical and historical study of Western art music since 1900, with consideration of new compositional styles and cultural change.

Paper title Art Music since 1900
Paper code MUSI363
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $969.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,840.00

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Prerequisite
MUSI 102 and MUSI 201
Restriction
MUSI 263
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Convenor: Associate Professor Anthony Ritchie
Contact
music@otago.ac.nz

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Course Information

(odd years, first semester) 0.15 EFTS 18 points

The analytical and historical study of Western art music since 1900, with consideration of new compositional styles, genres and cultural change.

Prerequisite: MUSI 201 and MUSI 102

Restriction: MUSI 263

Assessment: 60% internal, 40% final examination

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Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Weeks: 9-14,16-22 Tues, Thurs : 10:00-10:50
Weeks: 9-14,16-17,19-22 Mon : 10:00-10:50

The analytical and historical study of Western art music since 1900, with consideration of new compositional styles and cultural change.

This paper covers the major trends in composition, including Impressionism, Expressionism, Neoclassicism, Serialism and Minimalism. The challenges presented by 20th-century music are explored, and a week on New Zealand music is also included.

Paper title Art Music since 1900
Paper code MUSI363
Subject Music
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2016, expected to be offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2016 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
MUSI 102 and MUSI 201
Restriction
MUSI 263
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Textbooks
Robert Morgan. Twentieth-Century Music. New York: Norton, 1991.
Alex Ross. The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.
Eric Salzman. Twentieth-Century Music. London: Prentice-Hall, 1967
H.H. Stuckenschmidt. Twentieth-Century Music. New York, Toronto: World University Library, 1969.
Richard Taruskin. Music in the Early Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press, USA, 2009. Available online.
Learning Outcomes
  • Students will gain an understanding of the main trends in music since 1900 and see the different ways in which music developed following the disintegration of the diatonic system
  • They will be able to place 20th-century composers in a historical context and be able to make comparisons between them
  • They will also develop their analytical and research skills and learn to access specialist scholarly information about music
  • They will, consequently, learn strategies for understanding post-tonal music of various styles
  • Students will learn how to evaluate this information and, at third-year level, will learn to develop arguments based on this information
Contact
music@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Associate Professor Anthony Ritchie
Associate Professor Peter Adams
Dr Jennifer Cattermole
Dr Andrew Deruchie
Paper Structure
Please contact the Department of Music's office for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

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Course Information

(odd years, first semester) 0.15 EFTS 18 points

The analytical and historical study of Western art music since 1900, with consideration of new compositional styles, genres and cultural change.

Prerequisite: MUSI 201 and MUSI 102

Restriction: MUSI 263

Assessment: 60% internal, 40% final examination

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Timetable

Not offered in 2016, expected to be offered in 2017

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard
 

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