EXOTICISM TO MULTICULTURALISM:

Music and Culture in the Twentieth Century

Outline of Music 170S - Summer 2003



6/30-7/1 Introduction:  Exoticism and Western Music's "Other" 

Exoticism

How we have used the rest of the world  in art music without understanding it. 
7/1-2 Outsiders in the West 
    Turks 
    Gypsies 
    Spain 
    Orient 
7/3 Paris 
    Java 
    Debussy 
7/7
Africa 
Russia
 Stravinsky 
Milhaud 
7/8

Hybrid

How a new art has been created by combining cultures.

African influences 

American black music 

    Spirituals 
    Blues 
    Ragtime 
    Gospel 
7/9, 10, 11
Jazz 
Early Jazz
Ellington
Later Jazz
7/14-15 Gershwin 
Jews 
      Tin Pan Alley 
      Irving Berlin 
      Rock 'n' Roll Jews 
      Schoenberg 
    Porgy and Bess 
7/16 Popular music - Elvis 

Transformation

How other cultures have changed or contributed to our culture. 
7/17
Folk
Native American as potential sources of American art music
Native Americans as exotic figures
7/18

Copland 
7/21-2
Stravinsky
Bartok
Ligeti
7/23 Oriental influences
    Ravi Shankar video
7/24
Messiaen
7/25
Cage, Cowell, Britten 
7/28
Beatles 
7/29
Minimalism
Reich 
Glass 
Adams


Multiculturalism

Are all cultures available to us? Is this different from exoticism?
 7/30, 31
 Post modernism
8/1, 6, 7
World pop