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History of Western Art Music since 1750

This course surveys the music of the Classical, Romantic and Modern periods. Selected genres such as symphonies and masses will be analyzed, along with specific composers from these eras. Special attention will be given to stylistic and structural procedures. Emphasis will be on listening in a more critical fashion. No ability to read music is assumed.
Last Reviewed: November 19, 2004