MUS 232 Spring 2015 Music in History II: 1750-1900

This course explores the development of classical music from 1750-1900 through the study of works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Verdi, Wagner, Brahms, Mahler, and other composers. Musical styles of the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries will be examined in conjunction with Classical and Romantic aesthetics. We will probe a range of topics, including the changing role of music and musicians in society, music and narrative, music and philosophy, operatic traditions, and musical nationalism.
Class Format: lecture/discussion, three days per week
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation, two papers, class presentations, a midterm, and a final exam
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Prerequisites: ability to read music
Enrollment Preference: Music majors, or those planning to major
Department Notes: required course for Music majors; Music majors may not take MUS 232 as pass/fail or with the Gaudino option
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Divisional Attributes: Division I
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Enrollment Limit: 15
Expected Enrollment: 12
Class Number: 3835
MUS 232 - 01 (S) SEM Music in History II: 1750-1900 Division 1: Languages and the Arts Marjorie W. Hirsch
MWF 10:00 AM-10:50 AM Bernhard 30 3835
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