NYU Steinhardt

Piano Literature III

  • Course Number: MPAPE-GE 2187
  • Hours: 15
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The emphasis in this class is on the historical & aesthetic analysis of the development of piano literature in the Contemporary period. Compositions for piano that represent atonality, serialism, extended techniques, multimedia & interactive electronic techniques, the influence of jazz & popular music, Darmstadt & the New York School, & Spanish & Latin American music are performed & analyzed in class. Scholarship that examines ?the new complexity?, minimalism, & postmodernism is reviewed. Students demonstrate their knowledge of the repertoire in research papers, related written assignments, & listening exams. Student performance in class is required. [03/28/2008]
  • Old Course Number: E85.2187