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MUS 520 : Experiments in Art Music & Popular Music Since 1960

Prerequisites: Satisfaction of Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).
Description: Recent trends in composition, recording, and performance are examined in order to understand the extraordinary pluralism of contemporary music. The interaction of art and popular styles is analyzed in electronic music, minimalism, world music, rock, and the avant-garde.
Units: 3
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