Music History II
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4cr This final segment of the two-part music history survey covers the music of the Western art tradition from the nineteenth century through the present day. The course will acquaint the student with a substantial body of musical works by placing them within the larger context of European and American history. In examining these works and their aesthetic underpinnings, the course employs various techniques, including music analysis, critical listening, cultural critique, and aesthetic theory. Prerequisite: Music major or minor status, or consent of the department.