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MUSIC 12SZ: Introductory Piano

Introductory Piano (zero-unit option). Complete registration form available for download at: http://tinyurl.com/q43c48g. Zero unit enrollment option available with instructor permission. See website: ( http://tinyurl.com/posmuhn) for policy and procedure. By enrolling in this course you are giving consent for the video and audio recording and distribution of your image and performance for use by any entity at Stanford University.
Terms: Sum | Units: 0
Instructors: Zerlang, T. (PI)

MUSIC 13N: Music and Politics: From Mozart to Miranda

This course examines the relationship between music and politics. It will view music within an historical context, exploring how music can reflect and sometimes influence major political issues of the day. Topics will include "The Marriage of Figaro" and the French Revolution; Verdi's operas and politics in 19th-century Italy; Wagner controversies; Stravinsky and fascism; ¿Degenerate Music¿ in Nazi Germany; Shostakovich in the USSR; Radical Chic ¿ Leonard Bernstein's fundraiser for the Black Panthers; "The Death of Klinghoffer" and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; and Hamilton and its 21st-century view of the American Revolution. The ability to read music, while beneficial, is not required

MUSIC 14N: Women Making Music (FEMGEN 13N)

Preference to freshmen. Women's musical activities across times and cultures; how ideas about gender influence the creation, performance, and perception of music.
Last offered: Autumn 2019 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-Gender, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED

MUSIC 15N: The Aesthetics of Data

Focus on visual and auditory display of data, specifically, the importance of aesthetic principles in effective data display, and the creative potential of scientific, biological, environmental and other data as inspiration for artistic expression.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-CE

MUSIC 16Q: Listening to Climate Change

Today, it seems that evidence of climate change is everywhere. But, climate change is not new, nor is public consciousness of it. As early as 1840, climate change had become a subject of cultural fascination--especially for musicians and composers.nThis course will focus on five musical works from a range of time periods and traditions that reflect contemporary consciousness of and reactions to climate change. What ideas about power, race, and identity are reflected in music about the changing environment? How has the history of musical encounters with climate shaped that mode of engagement today?
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Paige, K. (PI)

MUSIC 18A: Jazz History: Ragtime to Bebop, 1900-1940 (AFRICAAM 18A)

From the beginning of jazz to the war years.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II
Instructors: Low, M. (PI)

MUSIC 18B: Jazz History: Bebop to Present, 1940-Present (AFRICAAM 18B)

Modern jazz styles from Bebop to the current scene. Emphasis is on the significant artists of each style.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-A-II

MUSIC 19A: Introduction to Music Theory

For non-music majors and Music majors or minors unable to pass the proficiency test for entry to MUSIC 21. The fundamentals of music theory and notation, basic sight reading, sight singing, ear training, keyboard harmony; melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic dictation. Skill oriented, using piano and voice as basic tools to develop listening and reading skills.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE

MUSIC 19B: Intermediate Music Theory

This course is an introduction to music theory geared toward students who have basic literacy skills (i.e. fundamental notation, identifying major and minor scales, keys, etc). Using musical materials from repertoire selected from campus and area concerts, and incorporating the opportunity to attend these concerts, the course will introduce elements of harmony, melody, form, orchestration and arrangement. The course is an appropriate successor to Music 19A. Students who successfully complete Music 19B can go on directly to Music 21.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE

MUSIC 20A: Jazz Theory (AFRICAAM 20A)

Introduces the language and sounds of jazz through listening, analysis, and compositional exercises. Students apply the fundamentals of music theory to the study of jazz. Prerequisite: 19 or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
Instructors: Nadel, J. (PI)
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