Junior Variable Topics Seminars: History of Music--Performance Practice: Body as Instrument
Description: (Formerly numbered Music History 191P.) Seminar, three hours. Designed for junior Musicology majors. Special aspects of music of each period studied in depth. Practical issues in performance practice, specific questions of how musical performance intersects with cultural and political performance, and/or general issues of theory of performance in Western musics; proportion of each to be determined by repertory and historical context selected by instructor. Reading, discussion, and development of culminating project. May be repeated for credit. Letter grading.