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Course Description

Music - MUSIC 165

Music History 2 - 19th and 20th Centuries (3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.

Course Description

This course provides a detailed survey of history and literature of music of the Romantic and 20th century eras. The functions and characteristics of music in the 19th and 20th 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 Romantic and 20th century music.
  • Explain the function of music in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Explore practice characteristics of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Explore performance characteristics of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Explain the characteristics of musical style relative to the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Identify important vocal compositions of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Identify important instrumental compositions in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Identify important composers of music in the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Identify important writers of music from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.