MUS*204*10 Description

Western Music:Classic-Romntic

An examination of music in Western culture from the end of the Classical to the Romantic periods. Areas of focus include the transformation of musical language and form, notions of musical creativity, music and politics, and the sociology of listening. These themes will be explored through close readings and analyses of significant musical, literary and philosophical works. This course requires that students have an advanced knowledge in reading and writing music notation.