MUSC 313 Advanced Analysis

Spring, Fall

This course will establish an awareness and understanding of appropriate analytical techniques, and develop facility in critical and analytical thought. Selected works studied will span Western music history using a variety of analytical approaches. As a good musical analysis puts into words what the best musicians hear after having listened to a particular piece of music attentively over time; assignments will focus on the challenge of writing about the music.

Prerequisite: MUSC 204, satisfactory score on the music placement test, or permission of instructor.