2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks 
    
    Apr 23, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog & Student Handbooks [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MU 311 Music History II


Credit, three hours.
Classic, Romantic and Contemporary Music. The goal of this course will be to give the student detailed understanding of the development of Western Music and World Music in the Classic, Romantic, and Contemporary periods. Understanding the major trends in Western Music and World Music as well as its function in society, and examination of the parallels with other fine arts is a further goal. The course will explore the role of music in various cultures, including but not limited to Western European, Asian, African, Latin American, Middle Eastern cultures. The focus of the course will be the study of musical literature. Major works from all instrumental and vocal genres will be studied from historical, theoretical, and social perspectives. The course will place a high degree of emphasis on listening.



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