MUS 1540

Music History: Western Music I

3 Credits

GE Outcomes: Aesthetic Awareness

This course takes a close look at music from antiquity through the Baroque and the Classical periods, ending with Beethoven. Major composers, their works, and the development of vocal and instrumental music forms during these periods are studied using both text and recorded examples. Students will have the opportunity to identify the various styles, major works and forms through aural review.