Course ID: 05118AF16
Credits: 0.5
Term: Fall 2016


Course Description:

Music is part of everyday lives and reflects the spirit of our human condition. To know and understand music, we distinguish and identify cultures on local and global levels. This course will provide students with an aesthetic and historical perspective of music, covering a variety of styles and developments from the Middle Ages through the Twentieth First Century. Students will acquire basic knowledge and listening skills, making future music experiences more informed and satisfying.

Topics & Concepts:
  • Unit 1: The Elements of Music
  • Unit 2: Pop Music
  • Unit 3: Ancient Music
  • Unit 4: Renaissance Music
  • Unit 5: The Baroque Period
  • Unit 6: The Classical Era
  • Unit 7: The Romantic Period
  • Unit 8: Jazz
  • Music Appreciation Final Exam

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