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Patty Holland - Department of Music
Patty Holland 

Patricia Holland, Chair & Professor of Bassoon
Department of Music

 

Office: NFAC 254 - Office
NFAC 308 - Studio
Office Phone: 715-346-3119
Fax: 715-346-3163
E-mail: pholland@uwsp.edu

 
 
 

 

 
 
 


 

Music 321/521 - 20th Century Music

Course Outline


​Week ​Topic ​Reading in Simms
​1 ​Intro to 20th Century, Late Romantics: Mahler and Strauss
​pp. 3-20, 123-30
​Late Romantics:  Mahler and Schoenberg
pp. 155-58, 132-4
​3 Second Viennese School: Atonality, Expressionism, Berg and Webern ​pp. 138-45, 149, 151-54
​4 ​Modality, Paris: Debussy and Ravel ​pp. 53-56, 163-73, 177-80
​5 ​Paris: Debussy and Ravel
​6 Scriabin and Stravinsky ​pp. 181-93
​7 ​Stravinsky and Satie ​pp. 173-76
​8 ​Les Six ​pp. 234-45
​9 Charles Ives, 12-tone, Interactive Matrix ​pp. 296-304,  61-74
​10 ​Hindemith, Nationalism, Hungarians: Bartok, Kodaly ​pp. 245-53, 203-17
​11 ​Americans: Gershwin, Harris, Copland ​pp. 266-80
​12 ​Russians: Shostakovich and Prokofiev pp. 193-200​
​13 Futurism, Alternate Sound Resources, Varese, Electronic Music, Babbit, Serialism ​pp. 306-7,  311-15, 365-76
​14 ​John Cage, Determinacy and Indeterminacy ​pp. 343-53
​15 ​The New Virtuosity, Minimalism, Post Modernism ​pp. 403-04, 395-401, 404-10, 391-94
 
 Online Quizzes will be available upon completion of all topics on the quiz.  The quiz content is as follows:

Quiz 1: Late Romantics through Second Viennese School
Quiz 2: Paris: Debussy and Ravel
Quiz 3: Russians, Satie, Les Six, Charles Ives
Quiz 4: 12-Tone, Hindemith, Nationalists (Hungarian, Russian, American)
Quiz 5: Alternate Sound Resources, Serialism, Postmodernism (all topics weeks 13-15)