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ARTS/340

Exploration of Western Classical Music

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course will introduce students to Western European music from the Baroque period through the beginning of the 20th Century. The course will emphasize the history, musical development, and accomplishments of the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and early 20th Century periods in music. Students will learn to recognize form, style, texture, and characteristics of each period by studying a variety of composers and the representative masterpieces of each period.

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Course skills and outcomes

Elements of Music

  • Describe the elements of music.
  • Explain reasons for personal listening preferences based on the elements of music.

Baroque Period

  • Examine the characteristics of Baroque music.
  • Identify key composers and compositions of the Baroque period.
  • Analyze the role of Baroque music in a historical context.

Classical Period

  • Examine the characteristics of Classical music.
  • Identify key composers and compositions of the Classical period.
  • Analyze the role of classical music in a historical context.

Romantic Period

  • Examine the characteristics of Romantic music.
  • Identify key composers and compositions of the Romantic period.
  • Analyze the role of Romantic music in a historical context.

Early 20th-Century Period

  • Examine the characteristics of early 20th-century music.
  • Identify key composers and compositions of the early 20th-century period.
  • Analyze the role of early 20th-century music in a historical context.

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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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