- MUS 113 MUSIC HISTORY II: FROM THE CLASSICAL PERIOD THROUGH THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY - Dr. C. Gangelhoff
Course Description: In this course students analyse the historical development of Western music from the Classical Period through the late Nineteenth Century and explore the social, religious and cultural contexts within which music evolved.
This is the second in a series of four courses that introduces students to additional aspects of music theory. Emphasis is on melodic writing including two-part melodic writing, harmonic writing including suspensions and musicaldictation of rhythms and diatonic melodies.
In this course students explore music from diverse cultures throughout the world, including The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. They examine the historical and cultural context of various types of music and the role and function of music.
This is the last in a series of four courses in which students focus on more advanced aspects of music theory. Emphasis is on chromatic harmony leading to the augmented sixth and musical dictation in four parts including modulations.