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MUSIC 24B: Ear Training II

Class is closed by design. Please contact instructor Erika Arul (mailto:earul@stanford.edu) for permission to enroll.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2

MUSIC 24C: Ear Training III

Class is closed by design. Please contact instructor Erika Arul (mailto:earul@stanford.edu) for permission to enroll.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-2

MUSIC 24K: Keyboard Harmony

In this practical introduction to keyboard harmony, students learn to play, analyze and improvise chord progressions at the keyboard. The course covers reading figured bass, playing chord progressions in all major and minor keys, and score reading. Students also analyze and perform solo repertoire that progresses through the semester from simple pieces to the level of a Bach invention and chorale. Preference given to majors. Keyboard harmony supports material learned in MUSIC 24B and 24C and counts as an ear training course. Prerequisites: (1) Piano Proficiency Exam, (2) MUSIC 24A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Savage, K. (PI)

MUSIC 24Z: Ear Training

Class is closed by design. Please contact instructor Erika Arul (mailto:earul@stanford.edu) for permission to enroll.
Terms: Spr | Units: 0
Instructors: Arul, E. (PI)

MUSIC 27N: The British Invasion

Examination of three generations of British popular music in the `60s and `70s: the Beatles (and the Rolling Stones, the Kinks, the Who); progressive rock (art rock) as embodied in Pink Floyd, Yes, King Crimson, Genesis, and Emerson, Lake, and Palmer; the emergence of punk in its revolutionary (the Clash) and nihilistic (the Sex Pistols) forms. Among other issues, the manner in which marginal American culture (particularly African-American blues) is neglected by Americans and venerated by foreigners and the subsequent mainstream consumption of a transformed and repackaged American minority culture is discussed.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II

MUSIC 28N: Queer Lives in Music (FEMGEN 28N)

Queer Lives in Music examines music by queer musicians in genres including punk, opera, rock, symphony, musical theater, folk, and jazz. We will study lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer composers, performers, and listeners, to learn how queer people have expressed individual identity and built communities through music. We will learn how sexual stigma, taboo, oppression, and resistance have impacted musical creativity and music history. Class is designed for students interested in music, social history, cultural studies, and gender/sexuality studies.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3

MUSIC 32N: Sculpting with Sounds, Images, and Words

Throughout history and from East to West, cultures abound in multimedia forms. Whether in Coldplay's Music Video or Fantasia, Pepsi TV adds or Wagner's opera, Miyazaki anime or traditional Noh Theater of Japan, the three modes of expression¿sounds, images, and words¿are interwoven in distinctive ways. What are their individual and combined powers? How can one harness them in an online context? Can Web be a stage for multimedia theater? What is unique about the poetry of intermodal metaphor? The course will be an opportunity to face these questions in creative web-based projects as well as through in-class viewing of multimedia works, analysis and debates, readings, and student presentations. The seminar will be taught at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics where students will have access to new media technologies. Prior experience in music, literature, art practice or computer programming is welcome but not required.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-CE

MUSIC 33N: Beethoven

This seminar is designed as an in-depth introduction to the music of Ludwig van Beethoven. In addition to exploring the composer's principal works in a variety of genres (symphonies, piano sonatas, string quartets, opera, etc.), we will consider broader questions of biography and reception history. How have images of the composer and the fortunes of his music changed over time? How did his compositions come to define the paradigm of Western classical music? What impact has he had on popular culture? The class is open to all levels of musical expertise; the ability to read music is not a requirement. Come prepared to discover -- or rediscover -- some great music!
Terms: Aut | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II
Instructors: Hinton, S. (PI)

MUSIC 34N: Performing America: The Broadway Musical

Musical theater as a site for the construction of American identity in the twentieth century to the present. Issues of class, race, gender, and sexuality; intersections with jazz, rock, and pop; roles of lyricist, composer, director, choreographer, producer, performers. Individual shows (Showboat, Oklahoma, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, West Side Story, Wicked, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Book of Mormon), show tunes in jazz performance, film musicals, and television. Opportunities for performance and attendance at local productions.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II, WAY-CE
Instructors: Grey, T. (PI)

MUSIC 40: Music History to 1600

Pre- or corequisite: 21.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-Hum, WAY-A-II
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