The course focuses on the European art music tradition from the earliest notations through to the music of J.S. Bach, with a particular emphasis on the "common practice" that begins in the early seventeenth century. Along with important historical developments and the evolution of styles and genre, the course content will also include aspects of social, cultural, and political history relevant to the chosen repertoire.
ENGL 100 and JAZZ 131
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