21M.260 Music since 1900
Surveys musical works drawn from many genres, representing stylistic movements that have transformed classical music over the past hundred years. Focal topics include musical modernism, serialism, neoclassicism, nationalism and ideology, minimalism, and aleatoric and noise composition experiments. Discusses electronic and computer music, and new media and the postmodern present. Begins with Stravinsky's early ballets and ends with music by current MIT composers and other important figures active today. Ability to read music required. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided.
This class has 21M.301 as a prerequisite.
21M.260 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by M. Marks.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.
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