Schubert to Debussy

Engraving of Schubert and photo of Debussy.

Composers Franz Schubert (left) and Claude Debussy (right). (Images from Wikipedia.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21M.250

As Taught In

Fall 2006

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Features

Course Description

This course is a survey of developments in Western musical style, 1815-1915. Students will study works by 35 composers, including the romantics: Schubert, Chopin, and Schumann; the post-romantics: Wagner, Verdi, and Brahms; the turn-of-the-centurians: Mahler, Debussy, and Ravel; and the Americans: Gottschalk, Beach, and Joplin. Score-reading ability is beneficial.

Shadle, Charles. 21M.250 Schubert to Debussy, Fall 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-250-schubert-to-debussy-fall-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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