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The Twentieth Century Including World Music
20TH CENTURY
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 303 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: A one semester course presenting the history and general musical styles beginning circa 1900 to the present. An additional study of the vocal and instrumental music genres of the twentieth century including genres of Western and non-Western origins.
DESCRIPTION: A one semester course presenting the history and general musical styles beginning circa 1900 to the present. An additional study of the vocal and instrumental music genres of the twentieth century including genres of Western and non-Western origins.
TOPICS: Serialism
Aleatorism
Electronic Music
Blues & Jazz
Musical Theatre
Minimalism
Neo-Romanticism
Anglo-American Folksong
Native American Music
Music of Asia
Music of the Middle East
Music of Eastern Europe, Russia
Music of Europe
Music of Africa
Music of the Caribbean, Latin and South America
Music of Oceania

OBJECTIVES: This course is designed to provide the student with the basic musical tools to more accurately appreciate, analyze, discuss, and perform any given piece of music reflecting the periods and genres studied. Examples of each musical genre will be studied in detail, both through scores and aural recordings, as a model of how to approach other works of the same period and style.
REQUIREMENTS: Varies depending on the instructor.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003