Courses

e.g. AR or AR-211
e.g. Film or "Bass Lab"

MHIS-201

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Simone Pilon
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All degree students and CWPR and FILM diploma students not taking MHIS-202 or MHIS-203
Electable by: All except COMP and MUED majors
Prerequisites: CM-211 or CM-251, and LENG-111
Department: LART
Location: Boston Campus, Valencia (Spain) Campus

In this course, students will explore the art music of Europe and the United States. The course will address such important trends as the evolution of counterpoint, the birth of opera, and the emergence of post-tonal compositional practices, using a selection of repertoire spanning the Middle Ages to the present. Students will finish the course with a clear understanding of how the polystylistic music of the twenty-first century has evolved from past practices. Additionally, students will develop a greater understanding of how other cultural forces have shaped musical practice in the West. This course will explore specific topics in the history of Western classical music in a chronological order.

 

MHIS-202

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Simone Pilon
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All degree students except COMP and MUED majors; and CWPR and FILM major diploma students not taking MHIS-201 or MHIS-203
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: CM-211 or CM-251, and LENG-111
Department: LART
Location: Boston Campus

In this course, students will explore the art music of Europe and the United States. The course will address such important trends as the evolution of counterpoint, the birth of opera, and the emergence of post-tonal compositional practices, using a selection of repertoire spanning the Middle Ages to the present. Students will finish the course with a clear understanding of how the polystylistic music of the twenty-first century has evolved from past practices. Additionally, students will develop a greater understanding of how other cultural forces have shaped musical practice in the West. This course explores the history of Western classical music through the lens of several composers and their works.

MHIS-203

2 credit(s)
Course Chair: Simone Pilon
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: All degree students and CWPR and FILM diploma students not taking MHIS-201 or MHIS-202
Electable by: All
Prerequisites: CM-211 or CM-251, and LENG-111
Department: LART
Location: Boston Campus

In this course, students will explore the art music of Europe and the United States. The course will address such important trends as the evolution of counterpoint, the birth of opera, and the emergence of post-tonal compositional practices, using a selection of repertoire spanning the Middle Ages to the present. Students will finish the course with a clear understanding of how the polystylistic music of the twenty-first century has evolved from past practices. Additionally, students will develop a greater understanding of how other cultural forces have shaped musical practice in the West. This course provides a chronological survey of the history of Western classical music.

 

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