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Course Catalog

Survey of Western Music 1

This course surveys the history of Western art music from antiquity to 1750 with emphasis on musical style characteristics, the development of compositional forms and genres, and the work of significant performers and composers. The study of music history familiarizes students with repertoires, musical elements, genres and notable musicians of the Western art music tradition within their social and historical contexts. This course may be an important part of a music professional’s career preparations or an important contribution to any student's musical understanding. Prerequisite: MUSI 170. Fall semester.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: WT
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0