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PERFORMING ARTS

PERF-322
History of Music I: From Antiquity to 1750 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Historical survey of music in Western civilization, from antiquity and the Middle Ages (to c.1400), through the Renaissance (c.1400-1600) and the baroque era (c.1600-1700). The course focuses on the origins and evolutions of genres, styles, and forms in which the music is examined within a social and cultural context. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: PERF-125 or permission of instructor.