Tone Poems
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Mannes College The New School for Music
Department: Graduate Seminars
Course Number: CCSM 5058
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Music
  • Musical Analysis
  • Music History, Theory & Criticism
Description:
This class focuses on programmatic symphonic works of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Beginning with concert overtures of Beethoven, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, and Schumann, the chronological survey will include the symphonic poems of Liszt, Strauss, and Debussy. Extra-musical influences such as literature, theater, mythology, and painting, will be emphasized as well as the tonal structure and form of the works themselves. Permission required from the Assistant Dean's office.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Restrictions:

College

Open to Mannes School of Music students.

Campus

Open to Mannes College students.