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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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ARTS 2550 - History through Sound: Modern Music and Beyond

This course is about 20th century music and sound art, stressing the styles and genres that descend from the traditions of European-American art music. The course covers the advent of and reactions to Modernism in music and the growth of experimentalism to 1950; then post-World-War-Two practices and theories including indeterminacy, improvisation, electronic music, and recent computer based practices.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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