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MUS 266

History of Western Music II

This course provides a historical survey of music in Europe and the United States from 1800 to the present day, exploring some of the many genres and styles circulating during these transformative centuries. Considering each work and composer as a case study indicative of broader trends, the course delves into the historical contexts, philosophical and literary underpinnings, and social dynamics of this music.

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
Arts and Humanities MUS 112, 122 or consent of instructor 1 course

Fall Semester information

Elissa Harbert

266A: History Western Music II

Spring Semester information

Matthew Balensuela

266A: History of Western Music II