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MUSIC 164


Music History 1 - 17th and 18th Centuries (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.


Course Description

This course provides a detailed survey of literature, history and musical materials of the Baroque and Classical eras. The functions and characteristics of music in the 17th and 18th centuries will be explored. Composers, musical compositions and musical performances of this era will be examined.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain the sociocultural influences on Baroque and Classical music.
  • Explain the function of music in the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Differentiate the characteristics of musical style relative to the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Explore practice characteristics of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Explore performance characteristics of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Identify important vocal compositions of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Identify important instrumental compositions of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Identify important composers of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Identify important writers of music from the 17th and 18th centuries.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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