2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 16, 2024  
2014-2015 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MU 311 Music History II


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. Credit, three hours.



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