Music and Myth

MUSI
UN
2034
Course Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
3

The course explores the relationship between music and myth in Western culture, from ancient Greek cosmogony to 20th-century opera. Special emphasis is placed on the way the West, in the footsteps of the ancients, strove to create ritualized images of itself and of its worldview. Specific topics include works by Monteverdi, Gluck, Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt, Offenbach, Wagner, Strauss, and Stravinsky.

Current / Future Offerings

Spring 2017 – Section 001

Call Number: 
18338
Day & Time: 
TR 11:40am-12:55pm
Instructor: