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Willamette University

900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

503-370-6300 voice

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MUSC 462 (IT) History and Literature of Art Song (1)

An examination of the development and repertoire of the art song genre (defined primarily as a work for a single voice with piano accompaniment) and of the response of composers of the German Lied, the French melody, and the English-language art song to the stimulus of a poetic text. Ability to read a piano-vocal score in musical notation is required. Reading knowledge of French and German is not required, but will be an asset to the student.

Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts

Prerequisite: MUSC 343 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Duerksen