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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

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
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 2, Rm 020
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Academic Advisor Signature, Department Permission Required
Open Seats: 14
Meets: MWF from 1:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 101
Open Seats: 14
Meets: MWF from
1:00PM to 1:50PM
Section: 101