NYU Steinhardt

Piano Literature II

  • Course Number: MPAPE-GE 2186
  • Hours: 15
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The emphasis on this c lass is on the historical & aesthetic analysis of the development of piano literature in the Classic, Romantic, & Impressionistic traditions. Compositions by pianist/composers including Hayden, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Brahms, Scriabin, Rachmaninov & Debussy are studied to reconstruct & analyze the development of harmonic practices, genres, & styles. Students demonstrate their knowledge of the repertoire in research papers, related written assignments, & listening exams. Student performance in class is required.
  • Old Course Number: E85.2186