2015-2016 Student Catalog 
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2015-2016 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 117 - Music History & Repertoire I

3 Cr.
Contact Hours Per Week: 3 Lec.

This course will explore the elements of music as they relate to musical eras. It will investigate the instruments of the orchestra and voice categories. It will focus study of musical styles, forms and composers from the Middle Ages through Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical eras. Major historical events will be covered as they relate to and impact music of each period. Composers’ repertoire will be studied in depth. Acquisition of a musically specific vocabulary is emphasized. The ability to read music is helpful. The course is required of music majors and recommended for non-majors with music experience. 
Usually offered Fall semester
General Education: Meets SUNY requirement for The Arts (AR) and for Humanities (H).

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