Mar 31, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

MUS 370 Music History II: Romanticism to Postmodernism

3 Credit(s) W-II
This history course in the European music tradition covers music literature and history from the 19th Century through Post-war European fascination with jazz, neoclassicism and serialism and includes the study of representative composers. After World War II, the influences of popular music such as swing, jazz, and rock ‘n roll are studied in the music of Adams, Corigliano, Zappa and Glass. Concert attendance outside of class is required. As part of the general education writing curriculum, students will critique and practice the craft of writing in varied modes and genres. More than 50% of the student’s overall grade will be based on these writing assignments. Satisfies a music history elective in the Music major or an elective in the Music minor. Three lecture hours per week.
Prerequisites: W-I and MUS 232N or permission of Department Chairperson.