MUS 333

Western and World Music Since 1914

A survey of music history of the classical and popular traditions from World War I to the present and an introduction to world music. Topics include the legacy of modernism, neoclassicism, the post World War II avant-garde, postmodernism, jazz and popular music, and representative non-Western traditions. The class includes detailed analytical, historical, and critical study of representative works through lectures, class discussions, writing assignments, and directed listening.

Prerequisites: MUS 201, 203, 230, and 231, or permission of the instructor.