MUS 221 - History of Western Music Prior to 1750 at Tidewater Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2020-05-01

Presents the chronology of musical styles and significant composers from Antiquity through the Pre-Classical era. Relates the development of music from a socio-historical perspective including parallel movements within the arts. Develops techniques for listening analytically and critically to music. MUS 221 and 222 may transfer as the same course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Provide a detailed understanding of the evolution of Western music from Antiquity through Pre-Classical eras.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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