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MUS1B:  MUSIC HISTORY/LIT


Course Description

A survey of the development of music in western civilization including representative composers from the Medieval period to the present. Music 1B will study the music and styles from late Romanticism to the present. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and English 260.


Learning Outcomes

  • Explain Genesis and Evolution of Western Music from the Romantic Period Through the Modern Era
  • Identify Period - and Composer-Specific Stylistic Characteristics
  • Discuss The Social and Political Circumstances, Lifestyles, Motivations and Concerns, and Major Contributions of Composers Covered in the Lectures and Text


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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