Introduction to Music (170-0-1)
Rodolfo Augusto Faistauer
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).
Literature & Fine Arts Distro Area