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2015-2016 Catalog

MUS 271-279 Selected Studies in Musical Forms and Genres

Possible topics include the historical development and literature of opera, the symphony, chamber music, vocal and choral music, music for keyboard instruments, etc. These courses typically investigate the master works in a genre, the lives and contributions of composers in several areas, and the social, technological, and musical factors that have affected the development of that genre. Classes involve student presentations, field trips, and live and videotaped performances as well as sound recordings. Descriptions of current offerings are available through the department office and the Registrar's Office. Lecture/laboratory.


MUS 101 or MUS 102 and other courses as appropriate to the topic