The University of Kentucky College of Fine Arts

Poetry, Song, and the Romantic Imagination

Fall 2018

MUS 772-001: Poetry, Song, and the Romantic Imagination 
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 2:00-3:15 PM

Instructor: Michael Baker

A study of German romantic song through analysis, interpretation, composition, and performance of Lieder. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the devices and delights of romantic poetry, the compositional techniques of the era to draw out musico-poetic meaning, and the cultural influences that fueled the romantic imagination.