NYU Steinhardt

Music Criticism

  • Course Number: MPATC-GE 2046
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Explores the role of critics in the development of individual careers & in more general tendencies in music & the arts. The approach is largely practical, with discussions of the ?real world? of music & journalism, analysis of published & unpublished reviews, examination of the criteria that go into critical thinking, & the writing of several reviews. Reading assignments provide historical & theoretical contexts.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2046