Cover art for 20th & 21st Century Music as part of the Music Humanities syllabus

20th & 21st Century Music

The class studies:

  • Claude Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun)
  • Igor Stravinsky, Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
  • Arnold Schoenberg, Pierrot Lunaire (Moonstruck Pierrot)
  • William Grant Still, Afro-American Symphony
  • Ruth Crawford Seeger, String Quartet 1931
  • Aaron Copland, Appalachian Spring
  • John Cage, Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano

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