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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Music - MUSIC 164

Music History 1 - 17th and 18th Centuries

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

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

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; MUSIC; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 164141831Music History 1RMT3Nissen J11/15/0Open$12.00M W  10:30 AM-11:50 AM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday