Dartmouth College
Introduction to German Opera
Dartmouth College

Introduction to German Opera

Taught in English

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Steve Swayne

Instructor: Steve Swayne

16 hours to complete
3 weeks at 5 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module introduces you to how Das Rheingold uses motives as an essential factor in conveying the drama. You will also learn the importance of the orchestra in German opera.

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8 videos4 readings4 quizzes1 app item3 discussion prompts

This module explores the role of orchestra in German opera. It also focuses on some of the most prominent works of Carl Maria Von Weber.

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4 videos1 reading3 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This module explores Wagner’s contribution to German opera and his distinctiveness in style and conveying the drama.

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5 videos1 reading2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This module explores Richard Strauss’ development and influences as a composer. You will also understand how music unfolds the drama in his work reiterating the importance of orchestra in German opera.

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5 videos1 reading2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

Instructor

Steve Swayne
Dartmouth College
2 Courses687 learners

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