240 Music History through 1700
A chronological examination of the major musical developments in Europe from classical antiquity through 1700. Major emphasis will be placed upon stylistic characteristics, with other matters being treated as they relate to musical style. A major portion of the student’s effort will involve listening and score study. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
241 Music History from 1700 through 1900
A continuing examination of major musical developments beginning with Bach and Handel and continuing through Richard Strauss and Debussy. This course examines music from the era that provides most of the serious music heard in concert today. Emphasis will be placed upon developing and changing musical styles as reflected in the work of representative composers. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
Instructor: Dan Dominick
(240 each fall; 241 each spring)