Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2019-2020

MUS-127 Great Composers (3)

Examines composers and musical compositions specific to the Western classical music tradition. Uses the case studies of nearly 30 specific composers and works to answer these questions: Is there such a thing as a "masterpiece of music" and, if so, why do these masterpieces endure? Expands the student's knowledge of classical masterworks and their creators, and offers a broader appreciation of the historical and cultural significance of classical concert music through listening exercises, class discussions and attending live performances. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A