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MUHL 251 - HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC I

European music before 1750. The Middle Ages: Gregorian chant; secular monophonic song; the rise and development of Medieval polyphony. The Renaissance: the development of sacred and secular polyphony by Franco-Flemish composers; the spread of Renaissance polyphony, especially to Italy and England; the rise of instrumental music. The Baroque: the origins of Baroque style and the birth of opera in Italy; vocal and instrumental music in Italy, Germany, France and England.

Credits: 3

PREREQUISITES:

  • MUSC 122A  (with a min grade of )
  • AND   MUSC 122B  (with a min grade of )

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