Overlay Image

Course Listings


MUSC 242W Music History I (1)

Music of the Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Periods. Studies in the evolution of music from renaissance polyphony and modal systems to the beginning of the tonal system in the early baroque, leading to the climax of the baroque in J.S. Bach. After the high baroque, tracing the maturity of the classical style in Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. Lectures and presentations supplemented by score study, performance and critical listening.

  • Prerequisite: MUSC 162 or MUSC 133 and MUSC 134
  • Offering: Spring
  • Instructor: Duerksen