21M.250 | Fall 2006 | Undergraduate

Schubert to Debussy



Honour, Hugh. Romanticism . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1979. ISBN: 9780064300896.

It is also suggested that you read or at least skim the appropriate entries for the given composers in the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

1 An Introduction to the Romantic Genres  
Part 1: Intimacy and the (Self-) Portrait: Piano Music and Songs
2 Songs and Piano Music of Schubert and Mendelssohn Honour. Introduction, Chapter 1.
3 Songs and Piano Music of Schumann Honour. Chapter 7.
4 Piano Music of Chopin and Liszt  
5 Brahms, Wolf and Strauss  
6 Faure and Debussy  
Part 2: Romantic Chamber Music
7 Schubert String Quintet  
8 Brahms  
9 Chamber Music in France: Saint-Saens, Franck, Faure and Debussy  
10 Quiz 1  
Part 3: Drama in the Theater and the Church: Opera and Church Music
11 Weber and Wagner Honour. Chapter 8.
12 Donizetti and Verdi  
13 Verdi (cont.) and Gounod  
14 Tchaikowsky  
Intermezzo: Nationalism
15 Smetana, Grieg, Dvorak, Moussorgsky Honour. Chapter 6.
Part 4: Orchestral Music: Programatic and Absolute
16 Mendelssohn and Schubert  
17 Berlioz  
18 Schumann and Brahms  
19 Tchaikowsky  
20 Bruckner and Sibelius  
21 Mahler  
22 Elgar, Strauss and Debussy  
23 Quiz 2  
Part 5: Romanticism in America
24 Foster, Gottschalk, Beach, Foote and Chadwick  
25 Salon I  
26 Salon II  

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