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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 262 - Music in Europe and the Americas from 1720 to the Present

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
This course explores the sounds of “classical” music and the ideas that shaped them as aesthetic trends shifted from Enlightenment rationalism in the 18th century to 19th-century Romanticism and the experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. Through intensive listening and musical analysis, close reading of historical texts, and interrogation of socio-political institutions and cultural forces, students develop broad musical and academic skills that enrich and facilitate further studies both in the field of music and across disciplines. Introduces the principal research tools and methods in the field of musicology.

Prerequisite: MUS 112 . MUS 213  highly recommended.
Note: Plus-2 option available. Not offered every year.
Instructor: Brown