302L-FL10-W10-1 - Now Playing: Wagner, The Ride of the...

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Nation, Race, and Epic Stories The Music Dramas of Richard Wagner Music 302L Oct/25/10 Now Playing: Wagner, “The Ride of the Valkyries,” from Die Walküre 1
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Objectives By the end of class you should be able to: Debate whether or not music can have inherent meaning independently of its context. Explain different meanings associated with the music of Wagner and their contexts. Identify ways in which Wagner’s music continues to be inFuential today. 2
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Question of the day: Can music have meaning independently of context? 3
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What Does Wagner’s Music Mean? “It will be democratic to play a Wagner encore for those who wish to hear it. I am turning to you now and asking whether I can play Wagner.” A 30-minute debate followed, with some audience members shouting “fascist” at Barenboim. Dozens walked out, banging doors behind them, but the great majority stayed, and gave the performance an enthusiastic ovation.
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2011 for the course MUS 302L taught by Professor Dell'antonio during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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