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MUS 2117 Survey of Musical Styles I

The historical styles of Western music in chronological sequence through analysis of various musical compositions and musical forms from the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical eras.

Prerequisites: MUS 1112 and ENG 1201 and Approval of Department

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate knowledge of composers and compositional styles from the Middle Ages through the Classical period.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with acoustical components of pitch, dynamics, duration and timbre.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with standard elements of music including rhythm, melody, harmony, tone color, texture and simple forms.
  • Demonstrate ability to analyze, through listening and score study, representative musical compositions from years 800 through 1800.
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Music
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Not currently offered this term