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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Jan 17, 2018
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

MUSI 038. Color and Spirit: Music of Debussy, Stravinsky, and Messiaen

A study of 20th-century music focusing on the great renewal of musical expressions, diverging from the Austro-German classic-Romantic tradition, found in the works of these three very individual composers, as well as the connections among them, and the resonance of their music in the work of their contemporaries and successors.
Prerequisite: MUSI 011 or the equivalent.

1 credit.

Catalog chapter: Music and Dance: Music  
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