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Music History and Appreciation

MUS-100: Music Appreciation
Includes study of elements and forms of music with attention to major historical periods and composers of historical significance and survey of indigenous music. Credits: 3, Prereq: none

MUS-208: Rock, Jazz and Blues Music
Explores American rock, jazz and blues music in the 20th century. Emphasis on major composers, bands and performers 1900-present. Examines American popular music trends and styles through lecture, discussion and listening. Credits: 3, Prereq: none

MUS-209: Topics in Western Music Hist
Examines style periods, composers and works of Western art music from c. AD 600 to the present, and explores the issues that influenced their composition. Through reading, listening and discussion, the course builds a basic musical vocabulary, improves aural perceptions of form and genre, and encourages a deeper appreciation for music as cultural expression and personal enrichment. Music reading is helpful, but not necessary. Intended for students with strong interest in music. Credits: 3, Prereq: none