Oct 20, 2019  
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MUS 187 - The Guitar: Its History and Music

The development of the physical and musical history of the instrument is presented through live performances and recordings.  The history of the guitar and its importance relative to composers and performers throughout music history will be identified.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify the development of stylistic guitar techniques beginning with the sixteenth century.
  2. Demonstrate and discuss various tunings and stringings.
  3. Identify recognized contemporary performers in varying styles.
  4. Correctly place the guitar's musical literature within the defined epochs of music history.

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