MU 111. Understanding Music

The chief aim of this course is to help the student learn how to critically listen to music.  Areas of study include: elements of music, important musical genres, major composers and 20th-century music.  Although this course emphasizes “art” music of Western civilization, experiences with other types of music are also provided (e.g., jazz, folk, film music, etc.)

Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3
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