MUSC 3241W Music History and Score Analysis I: Ancient Music through 1750

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as MUS 24.1.
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4 hours; 4 credits

Western music from ancient traditions through the mid-eighteenth century. Parallel discussion of Western traditions with musical traditions and iconography of cultures such as those of India, China, and Northern Africa. Major genres, forms, styles, composers, cultural features. Score analysis of notated traditions. Writing intensive. (Not open to students who have completed Music 11.2 or 24.1). May be retaken only once if not passed the first time.

Prerequisite: Music 3211, 3221, and Core Curriculum 1130 or Music 1300 or Music 3247, and English 1012; or permission of the director.


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