May 30, 2024  
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MUSI 101F - Enjoyment of Music


Credit(s): 3

This course traces the development of art music through the past 1000 years. Vocal and instrumental music and composers from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th century will be examined through listening, reading, and writing. Students will be presented with the analytical and comparative tools to identify and understand the various historical musical eras. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Understand how melody, rhythm, harmony, basic instrumentation and other musical elements developed and shaped the course of music history.
  • Identify important music eras, style elements and leading composers in their historical context.
  • Define pertinent musical terms and elements comprising musical historical eras.
  • Analyze and identify various instrumental and vocal music forms through definition, understanding, listening, reflection and comparison.
  • Explain and compare the evolution of Music of Western Civilization in chronological terms.



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