FIRST-YEAR COURSES

Texts (core critical skills)

Styles and Ideas (first-year musicology survey)

Introduction to Music (non-major survey)

Introduction to World Music (non-major survey)


MUSIC HISTORY

Music History:  Early Music to 1800

History of Music:  Medieval and Renaissance

History of Music:  Baroque and Classical

History of Music:  Nineteenth Century

History of Music:  Twentieth Century

Music in History:  Classic Period

Nineteenth-Century Music History

History of Opera: 1600-1800 (graduate seminar)


THEORY

Tonal Analysis (Sonata Theory)

Form and Analysis

Nineteenth-Century Analysis

Twentieth-Century Analysis


SPECIAL TOPICS

The Symphony

Beethoven: Myth, (Hu)Man(ity), Musicology

German Idealist Operas ca. 1860-1940

Degeneration and Regeneration:  Wagnerism and its Aftermath

Music for Ballet and Modern Dance before 1914

From Weimar to Stunde Null:  Music in Germany from 1919 to 1945

The Operas of Janáček (graduate seminar)


DISSERTATION PROJECTS SUPERVISED

Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Hugo Wolf, Gustav Mahler (various topics), Richard Strauss (various topics), Alexander Scriabin, Erik Satie, Lord Berners, R. Vaughn Williams, Ernst Krenek, Edward J. Dent, Max Reinhardt, Zygmunt Bauman, Gret Palucca, and various other interdisciplinary projects

 

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