History & Literature of Western Music
Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Times (Pacific Time): 7:00am - 7:50am - Mr. Sean Bohnet
Class Description: This course will survey the history and literature of six musical traditions. The ancient, medieval, baroque, classical, romantic, and 20th c. eras will encompass the scope of this sequence. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the representative musical genres, composers, compositions, and the cultural contexts which helped shape the development of music.
- Critically engage the craft of music as an analytical thinker and listener.
- Communicate effectively about Western art music’s development with consideration of its cultural, political, religious, and economic contexts.
Credits: 1 Elective
Required Materials: Open source materials will be provided.