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MUS 185: Western Music History Survey

This class is no longer offered as of Winter 2017.

This is an introductory music history course covering the major stylistic periods in the development of music in Western civilization. Students will develop skills to listen to music critically and place it in historical context, and will study the fundamental elements of music necessary for focused listening. Students will be introduced to representative composers, works and styles from a variety of periods from early music through the present.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

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