64/67:352 Opera History [Ehman]

Prerequisite: 64/67:131.

In this course, the students will engage with a select number of operas by viewing the works and investigating the broader historical and stylistic context, as well as the interaction between words, drama, and music. Assigned readings will introduce concerns of opera scholars and critics, such as issues of representation, genre, and ideology.
Cross-registered with (Music) 64:352.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Caroline Ehman