A survey of the major styles in Western music from the early classical period to the present.
A survey of music in the jazz idiom from its origin to the present. Chronological examination of the principal musicians and composers.
A survey of rock music from its origins to the present.
An in-depth look at some of rock's most influential guitar players.
A survey course that investigates and analyzes the musical response by Africans in America to the social, political, psychological, and historical conditions that inspired various African American
A study of Japan's musical history and life, including: music of Shinto and Buddhism; music of the court and theater (gagaku, nogaku, kabuki); music of Japan's instruments (biwa, shakuhac
An examination of women's contributions to jazz and classical music in 20th-century America and the factors that influenced their careers.
A survey of the major styles in Western music from about A.D. 600 to the conclusion of the baroque period.
A survey of the major styles in Western and non-Western music from the early classical period to the present.
A survey course offering an overview of musical trends that have dominated concert music since World War II, with emphasis on symphonic and chamber music.
This course combines historical, theoretical, and psychological aspects of research on the life of Dmitri Shostakovich and the majority of his works.
Analysis of representative works from the classical and romantic periods. Emphasis on compositional practice and stylistic distinction.
Study of music from the early 20th century to the present. Examination of the development of mainstream serial, electronic, aleatoric, and experimental composition.
A comprehensive survey of the forms that originated in the Renaissance, baroque, and classical periods, and their development and use by composers of the 19th and 20th centuries.
A continuation of the survey of forms. Sonata, rondo, simple ternary, and other forms are analyzed in detail and traced through the music of composers from the 18th century to the present day.
An in-depth survey of the principal instrumental soloists, vocalists, vocal groups, arrangers, and composers of the bebop period. A variety of groups will be examined through recordings.
Analysis of progressive rock music from 1967-present. The influence of compositional and orchestral techniques and use of acoustic instrumentation.
This course is a continuation of LHAN-241. These courses need not be taken in sequence.
A course for all instrumentalists and vocalists that focuses on the performance and analysis of music by many of the most important contemporary recording/performing artists and composers in South
A study of major music and cultures of Africa and the interaction of African and European cultures in the New World of Latin America and South America, focusing on the ways these cultures have prod