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Film Music


Historical, stylistic, and analytic study of film music from the origins of cinema in the 1890s to the present, focusing on fictional Hollywood narratives while also considering music's function in documentary and avant-garde filmmaking. Emphasizes close reading of music in relation to film, and vice versa.  Weekly screenings.

Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement. 


No music training required. (Not offered in 2016-17.)