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MAS 480  SEMINAR IN MUSICOLOGY

This course will chronicle the musical career of Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992), with concentration on his organ music and piano music. Discussion of Messiaen's Technique de mon langage musicale and analysis of selected pieces will place the composer in context vis a vis the last century. Among the works to be discussed are: Vingt Regards sur L'enfant Jesus, La Nativite du Seigneur, Livre d'orgue, and Catalogue des Oiseaux. Counts as a course in Music Since 1900.

Credits:  3

Prerequisites:

  • MAS 401 (with a min grade of )
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