Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

MUSI 528 901 (CRN: 22570)

EARLY OPERA

Long Title: TOPICS IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES
Department: Music
Instructor: Barnett, Gregory R.
Meeting: 11:20AM - 12:40PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 14
Section Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 2-DEC-2021 12:57PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: Topics in the 17th and 18th Centuries. Topics may vary. Please consult with the department for additional information. SECTION ONE - HANDEL'S OPERAS & ORATORIOS: This seminar focuses on the operas and oratorios of Handel's career in London with an emphasis on rediscovering their artistic and literary contexts. Related topics area the practices of the theater that defined Handel's operas and oratorios, such as voice types and singing styles, acting techniques, staging, theater design. SECTION TWO - MOZART: This seminar will focus on the life and works of Mozart. Stylistic and critical analysis of his music will alternate with the study of his biography. Repeatable for Credit.