Writing Music Criticism

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: The Arts

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Writing Music Criticism

Spring 2021

Taught By: Lara Pellegrinelli

Section: A

CRN: 9059

Credits: 4

This course introduces students to the many key elements of writing music criticism. Students will understand the stylistic differences associated with various musical genres, including pop, rock, hip-hop, and heavy metal. Students will also examine the role of the music critic, and how gender, sexual preference, and cultural background shape the critic’s observations as well as the reception of the critic’s work. Students will read examples in print, online, audio, and video formats, and students will produce their own criticism in each of these mediums.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: The Arts (LARS)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 21

Add/Drop Deadline: February 8, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:56am 7/1/2021 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/10/2021