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MUSI 232 - Faust, Music, and Romanticism

Semester Offered: Fall.
0.5 unit(s)
(Same as GERM 232 ) No literary text of the early Romantic era was read more avidly than Goethe’s Faust. After its publication in 1808, composers rapidly began setting it to music. In this six-week course, we begin with a close reading of Faust Part I (in English translation), then study musical interpretations of it by Schubert, Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Liszt, and others. Kathryn Libin.

Prerequisite(s): Ability to read music. One course in Music or German, or permission of the instructor.

Recommended: One course in Music or German.

First six-week course.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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