Classical Vocal Art Song: 1600 to Present
Students will survey the classical vocal art song repertoire in English, Italian, German, and French from the past 400 years.
Style and Development
Students will be able to discuss stylistic elements of song, including melody, harmony, rhythm, accompaniment, text, and form.
Students will be able to discuss the development of song through various composers, languages or eras.
Students will be able to prepare and present a class on a given composer or group of composers—consisting of lecture, musical examples, live performance, and appropriate handouts.
Students will be able to identify listening examples of specific songs.
Students will be able to perform at least one song in two other student presentations.
Students will be able to compile a comprehensive personal repertoire list.