Dec 09, 2023
MUS 201 - History and Literature of Music I 3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods
Music history and literature from the ancient Greeks through the Baroque. Includes emphasis on specific works and composers as representative of the evolution of Western music.
Prerequisite(s): MUS 125 or concurrent enrollment.
Gen-Ed: Meets AGEC - HUM and G; Meets - CTE - A&H and G.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Discuss and date the historical development of Western music.
- Distinguish styles of various periods of music and their composers.
- Discuss important literature (music and theories) of Western music.
- Discuss and date composers and the work that they wrote.
- Relate historical events and milieu with the music created.
- Identify and date specific musical works by their sound and significant characteristics.
- Analysis of Important Large and Small Musical Works
- Research and Readings in the History of Music
- Listening and Analysis of Works by Important Composers from Each Period
- Aesthetics of Composers and Periods
- Musical Theories of Periods
- Genres and Forms of Each Era
- Social and Political Milieu
- Cultural Centers and Dissemination of Ideas
- Dates and Chronologies of Composers and Their Works
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