MUS 222 - History of Western Music 1750 to Present at Virginia Western Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Presents the chronology of musical styles and significant composers from the Classical Period through the Modern 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 the Classical through Modern eras.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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