Fall 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Salisbury, Linda
Discipline and Number
MUSI 1306 Section 004
TR Time 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Course Title
Understanding Music

Description of Course:

Understanding Music is an introduction to the elements and basic forms of music, with particular emphasis on the composer's creative process and the listener's participation. It is designed to help students critically listen to, understand, and enjoy music. The course will cover the following eras in music history: Middle Ages (400-1400), Renaissance (1400-1600), Baroque (1600-1750), Classical (1750-1820), Romantic (1820-1900), and Post Romanticism, Impressionism, and Early Twentieth Century (1900-1940). No previous training in music is required.

Required Texts:

Understanding Music, 8th Edition with MyMusicLab, Jeremy Yudkin, Boston University.

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

A hard copy of the textbook.

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