Oct 19, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 270N Music Literature to 1780

3 Credit(s) WII
The first course in the music history sequence covers music literature and history from ancient Greece through the early Classical periods, including the early works of Mozart and Haydn. Discussions will focus on how philosophical, social, political, and economic changes influenced compositional techniques and the evolution of instrumental and vocal forms. Concert attendance outside of class is required. It is strongly recommended that students take this course concurrently with MUS 232N  and MUS 233 . Three lecture hours per week. Required of all Music majors. Satisfies an elective in the Music minor and fulfills the W-II requirement.  Prerequisite: WI Course and  MUS 132N  or permission of Department Chairperson.