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I'm planning a first-year experience course and thinking about organizing it around how music shapes how we experience time. The course needs to be designed for non-music majors, though they will be in the honors program. Does anyone have resources to suggest? I'm thinking about Elizabeth Margulis's book On Repeat, Lewis Rowell's "New Temporal Horizons" from Music In the Mirror, Steve Reich's writings about his own music, and some of Jonathan Kramer's work, but I would love other suggestions for readings. (I know Stockhausen has written on time in music, but is there anything accessible to first-year non-musicians?) In particular, I don't know of much that talks about how tonal music affects our experience of time through tension and release. I would also really appreciate any thoughts on multimedia resources I might use, including pieces of music.
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