Music of the Romantic Era

Music History 255

Usual Description

A survey of music by principal European composers of the nineteenth century, from 1820-1914. Includes discussion of Beethoven’s late works and their interpretations by later composers, the Italian operatic repertory, Wagner’s Gesamtkunstwerk and its influences, aesthetics of the New German School, the rise of nationalistic music, position of women musicians, development of a concert audience in the United States, Expressionism, Symbolism, and the formation of today’s standard repertory.

Time Periods

1820 - 1914

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Music History 255 Taught by Charles McGuire or James O'Leary
Music History 255 Taught by Charles McGuire or James O'Leary
Music History 255 Taught by Charles McGuire or James O'Leary
Music History 255 Taught by James O'Leary
Music History 255 Taught by Charles McGuire
Music History 255 Taught by Paul Schick
Music History 255 Taught by Charles McGuire
Music History 255