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Stravinsky and Music of the 20th Century (MUSI20158)

Undergraduate level 2Points: 12.5Not available in 2018

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2018
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 2
Subject codeMUSI20158
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Students will develop an understanding of the music of Igor Stravinsky and be able to relate it to the composer's creative process and the broader cultural context. The impact of Stravinsky’s music will also be explored through the study of selected works by other 20th-century composers. Topics covered will include a study of Stravinsky's output in relation to nationalism, impressionism, neoclassicism, collage and serial techniques, minimalist structures and scenic considerations.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject students be able to:

  • write on music
  • have further appreciation of the cultural contexts of music

Generic skills

On completion of this subject students be able to:

  • apply developed research and critical skills.

Last updated: 23 October 2017