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Music Literature 2/Classic-Romantic
MUS LIT 2
CLASS CODE: MUSIC 302 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: MUSIC
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: A one semester course presenting the history and general musical styles of western (European) music from the mid-18th century through the 19th century and the relationship of the music to the political, social and religious environment in which these musical styles developed. Includes study of the music genres of the Classic and Romantic periods.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Orchestral genres from 1600-ca.1900. Instrumental chamber genres from 1600-ca.1900.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Know the basic tools, both musical and extra-musical, to more accurately appreciate, analyze, discuss, and perform any given piece of music reflective of the periods and genres studied.
REQUIREMENTS: Varies depending on the instructor. Generally there will be a series of three two-day exams, each consisting of four major components: Short Answer, Multiple Choice, Essay, and Aural Recognition. The final exam is also comprehensive. A semester research paper accounts for 20-25% of final grade. This project includes the submission of proposed thesis paragraphs, a preliminary and final draft and a written critical review of fellow studentís preliminary draft. Attendance is not considered as a grading component.
PREREQUISITES: Music 302
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004