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.
3 Class Hours
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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