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Description

This course gives a broad overview of Western music from the Middle Ages to the 20th century, with emphasis on late baroque, classical, romantic, and modernist styles (1700-1910).

It is also meant to enhance students’ musical experience by developing listening skills and an understanding of diverse forms and genres. Major composers and their works will be placed in social and cultural contexts. Weekly lectures feature demonstrations by professional performers, and introduce topics to be discussed in sections. The focus of the course is on the weekly listening and reading assignments

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction; Music of the Middle Ages Unlimited
  • Renaissance and Early Baroque Music for Church, Chamber, and Theater Unlimited
  • Baroque Instrumental Music: Suite, Concerto, and Fugue; Bach Unlimited
  • Baroque Vocal Music: Opera, Oratorio, and Cantata; Handel Unlimited
  • The Classical Symphony and Sonata: Haydn Unlimited
  • The Classical Concerto and Opera: Mozart Unlimited
  • From Classic to Romantic: Beethoven Unlimited
  • Romantic Songs and Piano Pieces: The Art of the Miniature Unlimited
  • Romantic Program Music and Opera: Fantasies on a Grand Scale Unlimited
  • Late Romantic Orchestral Music: Looking Forward and Back Unlimited
  • The Twentieth Century: The European Tradition Unlimited
  • The Twentieth Century: The American Tradition Unlimited

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