This course increases the student’s comprehension and perception of music. Each developmental period will be discussed (i.e. Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, etc.) in terms of the historical background, social influences, characteristics, styles, composers, representative compositions, and performance media.
Music in Contemporary Society
This course is an examination of music in contemporary society, including discussion of 19th century romanticism, progressive jazz, disco music, bluegrass, country western and folk ballads.