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To Be Musical

To Be Musical (Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD). Don't miss this fascinating series examining exactly what it is that makes music, musical. Professors of music, literature and psychology decode the mysteries of music and its effect on our brains, our emotions and our lives. Presented by Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD.

How the West Rejected "Nice" Music a Century Ago with Steven Cassedy. UC San Diego Professor of Literature and pianist Steven Cassedy presents a psychoacoustic account of dissonant music and a history from the tonal Chopin to the atonal works of Schoenberg, Stravinsky, and Copland.

How the West Rejected "Nice" Music a Century Ago with Steven Cassedy


Go to the Series Home or watch other lectures:

1. On the Bridge: The Beginnings of Contemporary Percussion Music with Steven Schick
2. Why Music with David Borgo
3. Craft and Tools in Late Beethoven with Aleck Karis
4. How the West Rejected "Nice" Music a Century Ago with Steven Cassedy
5. Utterance, Ritual, Expression: Why Singing Makes Us Human with Susan Narucki
6. Musical Illusions, Perfect Pitch and Other Curiosities with Diana Deutsch