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Music 242: History and Literature of Music II   Tags: spring2011, spring2012, spring2013  

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  • Select a composition written 1760-1845
    • Criteria for selection include:
      • availablity of a score,
      • availability of a recording (or the opportunity to hear a live performance),
      • availability of background information, 
      • availability of criticism written before 1940 and after 1960
  • Find criticism written before 1940 (as close as possible to the work's composition)
  • Find criticism written after 1960
  • Evaluate the critics' biases and credentials
  • Provide your own anaysis of the work



Photo:  The main reading-romm of Graz University Library (19th century) on 2 Sep 2003.  In the public domain.  Accessed via Wikipedia Commons 22 February 2010.

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