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Caballero, Carlo Associate Professor

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  • Dr Caballero is a musicologist specializing in the history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century French music. Particular interests include aesthetics, historiography, dance history, and music in relation to the other arts. He has published and given papers on composers and writers such as Gabriel Fauré, Paul Dukas, Camille Saint-Saëns, Stéphane Mallarmé, and Vernon Lee; genres and topics include piano music, French song, the symphonic poem, ballet, and opéra comique.

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  • history of music, 19th and 20th-century studies, historiography, history of dance, aesthetics, music and the other arts

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Teaching

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  • MUEL 3822 - Words and Music
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Summer 2019
    Explores the interaction between words and music in song. Students will consider how such features as rhyme, rhythm, tone, and the connotations of particular words contribute to meaning in poetry; how rhythm, tempo, dynamics, mood, and instrumentation contribute to meaning in music; and how words and music coalesce in song to make a new meaning.
  • MUSC 3812 - History of Western Music 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Surveys Western art music with stylistic analysis of representative works from all major periods after the Baroque. See also MUSC 3802.
  • MUSC 5002 - Proseminar in Historical Musicology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Prepares students to pursue independent research in the history of music. Meeting as a seminar, the course focuses on the nature of evidence, methods and tools of research, and theoretical or historiographic issues.
  • MUSC 5802 - Studies in 20th Century Music
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Offers intensified work in history of music in the 20th century. Topics vary from year to year. Same as MUSC 4802.
  • MUSC 5872 - Late 18th and 19th Century Music
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Studies European and American music from the last developments of the styles through romanticism and its later 19th century reverberations. Recommended prerequisite or corequisite: MUSC 3812. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours. Same as MUSC 4872.
  • MUSC 6822 - Advanced Studies in Musicology
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Intensive study of a specialized topic in musicology. Students will be guided in critical reading, historical or ethnographic issues, analysis, oral presentations, and independent research. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.

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