|Spring Term 2018 Perspectives on Genius: The life and musical impact of Beethoven - 3979 - MUCO 133
Prerequisites/Notes: Must be attending the Lawrence London Centre
Catalog Description : Ludwig van Beethoven, arguably one of the most famous composers of all time, is a compelling and fascinating figure in classical music. He occupies a central position as the architect of musical Romanticism and his influence continues today. In additions to studying his music from the perspective of his own time, we will discuss his extraordinary creative personality and the reception of his music by subsequent composers and listeners. A number of concerts and outside visits will be organized, and students will be encoursaged to attend relevant performances in London, for which they will be prepared in class. The course will be general in scope, and no prior musical knowledge will be expected. The course does not satisfy requirements for any music major. Not open to students who have received or need to receive credit for MUCO 433.
Attributes: Fine Arts Div GER (01cr), Introductory Course