Maurice Ravel: The Man and His Music

Course Number
MLAN-250
Description

This course surveys the life and music of Maurice Ravel, one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. The class will include weekly listening and reading assignments with score study and analysis. We will watch videos of his ballet Daphnis et ChloƩ and his two operas, and students will write papers and give class presentations of his work. In addition to musical study, this class will be a historical survey of the era which Ravel lived and will include discussions and reading assignments about art, dance, literature, and political events that influenced his musical style.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
CM-211 or CM-251 and CP-210
Required Of
None
Electable By
All
Major Elective for
Composition
Semesters Offered
Spring Only
Location
Boston
Department
COMP
Course Chair
Richard Carrick
Taught By
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