Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Javadova-Spitzberg, Jamila
Discipline and Number
MUSI 1306 Section 003
TR Time 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Course Title
Understanding Music

Description of Course:

Understanding Music is a 3-credit course designed for students without previous training in music history. This course is an introduction to music terminology, history, and literature. It is designed to help students critically listen, understand and enjoy music. The course will be solely focused on Western Classical Music covering the following major style periods: Middle Ages (400-1400), Renaissance (1400-1600), Baroque (1600-1750), Classical (1750-1825), Romantic (1820-1900), Post Romanticism, Impressionism, and Early Twentieth Century (1900-1940).

Required Texts:

Text: Jeremy Yudkin, seventh edition of “Understanding Music” Prentice Hall.
Student Collection, 3 CDs for Understanding Music
Notebook for in-class information

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:


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