Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Mus 521 Analysis of Contemporary Music

Thorough study of compositional techniques and structural devices used in contemporary art music. Topics include formal, harmonic, and rhythmic aspects of the music. Impressionism, serialism, set theory, indeterminacy and minimalism are addressed. The focus is on post- tonal music.




Mus 057 or Mus 512.
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