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    Jun 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 102 - Perspectives in Music


An introduction to music as it is experienced, the historical development of music, and the skills necessary in listening to music from Euro-American Western musical styles to non-Western musical traditions. People listen to music in diverse settings for a range of reasons. This course examines music from a variety of historical eras and cultures through experiences in Western and non-Western music: religious observance; music for the stage (opera and musical theatre): music for dancing: music for singing: music for mourning: music for celebration, inspiration, and commemoration: music for the concert hall: music for the movies: an insight into improvisation. This course is designed for specialists in music and others with an extensive music background - a working knowledge of musical theory and notation is assumed. Required for all music majors and minors.

Credits: 3
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Attributes: The Arts I (FA1)
Prerequisites: Declared music major or minor or permission of instructor