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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

503-370-6300 voice

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MUSC 446 The Music of Wagner (1)

A study of the music and artistic theories of Wagner, concentrating on the Ring operas, Tristan und Isolde and Parsifal. The course will include analysis of musical structure and a study of the relations among drama, text and music. Writings from artists and philosophers contemporary with Wagner will be studied to provide intellectual, musical and political background.

Prerequisite: MUSC 343

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Peel