This course is an opportunity for early-stage undergraduates to explore music history through the lens of world premieres. We look at how several well-known premieres in classical music history shaped, and were shaped by, the worlds around them, and what these works meant in their contexts and ever since.
To locate and identify primary sources in Library of Congress digital collections that relate to world premieres
To describe these sources and use details to generate questions about music history
About this Lesson Plan
1 class period (50 minutes)
MUS 130B (Introduction to Music Literature)
Lesson Plan Created By
Dr. Matt Mugmon, Fred Fox School of Music, University of Arizona