MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Class 26Monday, May 10

In the next two classes we will do a quick run-down of Modern Classical music. Today is the friendlier stuff, Wednesday is some really crazy music.

Assignment #54: Impressionism

First, please watch my online lecture about French Impressionism in painting and music.

Then, Assignment #54 asks you seven questions.

This will be due by midnight on Mon, May 24. The website calls this "class 29" but it just the final deadline for everything.

Assignment #55: Intro to the Modern Era (1900-1960s)

First, please read my online lecture about Modernism in the arts.

Then, Assignment #55 asks you four questions.

This assignment will be due on Mon, May 24 at midnight. The website calls this "Class 29" but it is not a real class, it is just the final deadline for everything.

Assignment #56: Stravinsky's Rite of Spring

First, please read my online material about Russian composer Igor Stravinsky.

Then, Assignment #56 asks you five questions.

This assignment will be due on Mon, May 24 at midnight. The website calls this "Class 29" but it is not a real class, it is just the final deadline for everything.

Assignment #57: Aaron Copland

First, please watch my online lecture about Aaron Copland.

Then, Assignment #57 asks you seven questions.

This one is also due on the day of the mythical "Class 29" (Mon, May 24).

Old Stuff

from class twenty-two:

Assignment #48: Chopin and Liszt
Assignment #49: Romantic Opera

These are due today.

from class twenty-three:

Assignment #50: Roots of African-American Music
Assignment #51: New-Orleans Style Jazz and the Swing Era

These are due on Wed, May 12.

from class twenty-four:

Assignment #52: Bebop, Cool, and Hard Bop

This is due on Mon, May 17.

from class twenty-five:

Assignment #53: Avant-Garde Jazz and Fusion
Special Assignment #4: Mystery Jazz Track

These are due on Mon, May 24.

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