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    Dec 11, 2019  
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MUS058 PO - Beethoven and his Sphere of Influence

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered 2019-20.
Instructor(s): D. Di Grazia
Credit: 1

This course examines Beethoven’s life and creative output in the context of the political and social milieu of early nineteenth-century Europe, as well as his considerable sphere of influence on composers throughout the rest of the century. Students will study works from Beethoven’s entire career, including symphonies, concertos, sonatas, chamber music and vocal music. Discussions will include music by earlier composers, such as Mozart and Haydn, from which Beethoven drew considerable inspiration and works by later nineteenth-century masters, including Hector Berlioz, Johannes Brahms, Richard Wagner, Antonín Dvorák, Gustav Mahler and others whose works owe a significant debt to Beethoven’s genius.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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