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Music in the United States in the Nineteenth Century
MUSC 245
Fall 2023
Section: 01  

The musical culture of the United States in the nineteenth century is very rich and diverse. American composers of the period are far better, and more interesting, than is generally assumed. This course will focus on music of the concert hall, church music, and popular music. Composers studied will include Anthony Philip Heinrich ("the Beethoven of America"), George Bristow, Francis "Frank" Johnson (the first published African American composer), and the early compositions of Amy Beach, Charles Ives, and others whose careers spill over into the twentieth century.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on JUN-20-2024
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