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Introduction to Music (170-0-1)


Rodolfo Augusto Faistauer

Meeting Info

RCMA 1-168: Tues, Thurs 12:30PM - 1:50PM

Overview of class

This class will present an overview of Western Art Music across several centuries and up to the present, with a focus on symphonic, chamber music, opera, and solo repertoire for piano and other instruments. Students will be guided from a historical perspective to develop listening skills and knowledge of musical terminology, in order to be able to relate to music in a more specific and refined way. Classes will involve listening activities, discussions, one concert report, quizzes, and oral presentations.

Class Materials (Required)

Kristine Forney and Andrew Dell'Antonio, The Enjoyment of Music, Essential Listening Edition, 4th edition. W.W. Norton, 2020. ISBN: 978-0-393-42155-2 (e-book); 978-0-393-42150-7 (paperback).

Class Attributes

Literature & Fine Arts Distro Area