French And Italian | Italian Language for Opera Lovers
M110 | 2566 | Staff


P: consent of department. An analysis of the Italian language through
a close reading of the librettos of the major Italian operas. Language
is studied in its contemporary grammatical and syntactical aspects, as
well as for its meaning and stylistic use in the various librettos.
Combines language lessons of M100 and M150 into one semester.
Recommended for School of Music students with previous foreign
language experience. Students who complete M110 cannot also receive
credit for M115, M100, or M150.

All students with previous course work in Italian must take a
placement examination. Contact the testing bureau, 855-1595,
for testing dates. Students must avoid final exam conflicts. See exam
schedule in the Schedule of Classes.