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MUS 265

History of Western Music I

European art music from the ancient Greeks to the end of the Classical Era (ca. 1800). The course places the stylistic development of important genres and forms of Western art music into a spectrum of musical, social and economic contexts. The analysis of historically important works will consider how music has been experienced by composers, performers, patrons and audiences. Prerequisites: MUS 112, 122

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
MUS 112, 122 3/4 courses

Fall Semester information

Matthew Balensuela

265A: History Western Music I


Spring Semester information

Matthew Balensuela

265A: History Western Music I


Matthew Balensuela

265B: History of Western Music I