Transformation

How other cultures have changed or contributed to our culture. 
7/17

Folk - Class Notes

Native Americans as potential sources of American art music
Native Americans as exotic figures
(Exotic:  Michael V. Pisani. "I'm an Indian Too":  Creating Native American Identities in Ninetyeenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Music,  218-257)
Others:  Claudia Gorbman.  "Scoring the Indian:  Music in the Liberal Western, (234-253). 241-49 (class handout, not in coursepack).
7/18

Copland - Class Notes

Biography, WebPage 

Stretch:   61.  Antonin Dvorak and the Development of National Musi 

Antonin Dvorak, from “Real Value of Negro Melodies” (1893), 260; 
Antonin Dvorak, from “An Interesting Talk about ‘From the New World’ Symphony” (1893), 261; 
Antonin Dvorak, from “Music in America” (1895), 262 

Stretch: 74. Arthur Farwell and Music for a Democracy, 321 

Arthur Farwell, from “Pioneering for American Music” (1935), 322-33 
MUSIC::  Aaron Copland (1900-1990, American), Billy the Kid, Scene 1:  Street in a Frontier Town, 1938 
7/21-22






 

Bartok - Class Notes
Biography, WebPageM
Classic Essays,:  Bartok. "The Influence of Peasant Music on Modern Music"  125-29
Others:  Julie Brown, “Bartok, the Gypsies, and Hybridity in Music,” 119-120 
MUSIC: 

Gyorgy Ligeti - Class Notes

7/23

Oriental influences 

    Ravi Shankar - video (Lilly VC 4747)

    Oriental influences in America

      Henry Cowell 
7/24 Biography 

R AH R R R      R MESSIAEN 

Olivier Messiaen.  The Technique of  my Musical Language, 14-15 
Claude Samuel.  Conversations with Olivier Messiaen:  91-94 
Others:   Peter Franklin, "Modernism...," 143-162 
MUSIC:  Quartet for the End of Time
MUSIC:  Sept Haiku
7/25
Cage - Class Notes
Others:  John Corbett, “Experimental Oriental,” 163-83 
Exotic:  Mervyn Cooke, “’The East in the West’:  Evocations of the Gamelan in Western Music,”  268-80 
JOHN CAGE:  WebPage, AH
Stretch,  101.    John Cage:  The Perpetual Process of Artistic Discovery, 429-33;  John Cage,  “The Future of Music:  Credo” (1937, PUB. 1961), 430;  John Cage, from “Composition”  (1952), 431 
MUSIC:  Sonatas and Interludes, Sonata V
7/28
Beatles - Class Notes
Exotic:  Mervyn Cooke, “’The East in the West’:  Evocations of the Gamelan in Western Music,” 292-306 
MUSIC:  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, "Within you, without you" 
7/29
Minimalism - Class Notes
Reich.  Writings on Music , 28-37
Pyramids,   "Primitivism Revisited,"  208-212. 
Stretch,  110.    Minimalism and Beyond: 
 Philip Glass, from Interview by William Duckworth (1995), 468; 
John Adams, from Interview by Reinder Pols (1991), 469
REICH:  Biography,WebPage

MUSIC:  Reich, Clapping Music
MUSIC:
  RC 3:18  Philip Glass, Einstein at the Beach, 1976