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Music Appreciation

Edward Smaldone

(Submission #47)

Course Description

Music appreciation provides students with a basic knowledge of the elements of music and specific listening skills which can be applied to music of all genres. Students explore this through examples of masterpieces of music from the Western European literature, non-European examples and music of the United States. Musical examples are placed in historical, political, religious and cultural context through readings, exploration of related arts and class discussions.


Area of Knowledge and Inquiry: Appreciating and Participating in the Arts (AP)
Context of Experience: European Traditions (ET)
Extended Requirement: Not Applicable

Additional Course information

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Existing Course: Existing
Existing Course Number: 001
Course Anticipated to be offered: Every Semester
Other (if specified): 
Number of Sections: 8 - 12
Number of Seats: 35 - 55


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