Fall 2016 - Graduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
No prerequisite music experience is needed to take this interdisciplinary graduate course in aesthetics.
The composer Manuel de Falla,the author Federico Garcia Lorca, and the guitarist Andres Segovia hailed from Granada. These artists knew each other and worked together for a time to bring the unique cultural attributes of Granada to the public eye. In fact, nationalism is Spanish arts has an early focus in Granada a historic city of Andalucia. This storied city was the focus of intense attention during the nineteenth century and into the Civil War years in Spain in the third decade of the twentieth century.
Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, was both a boomtown and the home of Spanish modernism in fin de secle Spain. The architect Antonio Gaudi, the painter Pablo Picasso, and composers Isaac Albeniz and Enric Granados all contributed to this trend. Barcelona proves to be an artistic magnet and a melting pot for the arts of both Andalucia and Catalonia.
Since this course employs the e-reserves at McDermott library, no textbook purchase is required.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Several brief papers and a class presentation are required.