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Undergraduate Course Details
Number MUS 271
Title Music Literature 1780 to 1914
Credits 3.0
Prerequisites MUS232N
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1413 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-275 Dirk M Hillyer


This course covers music literature from the late Classical era of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven through the Romantic period and modernism of the early 20th Century. Musical discussions will focus on cultural shifts as manifested by the political and social ramifications of the Age of Reason up to World War I. Emphasis will center on the apex and gradual decline of tonal structures. Outside concert attendance and listening outside of class will be required. It is strongly recommended that students take this course concurrently with MUS332. Three lecture hours per week. Required of all music majors.