Music of Western Civilization: Antiquity-Mid 18th Century

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Course No: MUHI.2161-011; SIS Class Nbr: 2877; SIS Term: 3240
Course Status: Open Added 2/24/23

Course Description

Students will listen to and learn to understand Western European Art music from the earliest times through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, and 18th-century Classical era. We will examine significant composers, forms, and styles, and explore such things as the kinds of music people sang and played, the instruments they played, how music has been used in worship and in the theater, how the historical context influenced composers' procedures and decisions, how music from several hundred years ago has influenced music of today, and why music has been on of the most enduring forms of community and culture in Europe and America. Open to non-music majors only.

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When Offered & Tuition

  • M | 10:30 AM-12:50 PM EDT
  • W-Th | 10:30 AM-12:50 PM EDT Online
  • Summer 2023: May 15 to Jun 28
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1020
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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