Dec 11, 2018  
2015-2016 Official General Catalog 
2015-2016 Official General Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MUS 108 - History of Music: Renaissance to 1800

Students will develop an understanding of music from the Middle Ages through 1800 A.D.  Active listening and discussion of the important historical and cultural influences and the development of music during the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods will be examined.

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 essential elements of Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Period styles.
2.  Describe the transitions from each of those styles to the next.
3.  Identify important composers and specific compositions representing all important genres.
4.  Demonstrate the ability to apply that knowledge to any composition heard for the first time.

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