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COURSE NUMBER: MUSI 306
COURSE TITLE: Music History Overview
NAME OF INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Charles Stolte
CREDIT WEIGHT AND WEEKLY TIME DISTRIBUTION: credits 3 (hrs lect 3 - hrs sem 1 - hrs lab 0)
CALENDAR DESCRIPTION: An overview of Western Classical music in its cultural context as it developed from Antiquity to the present with weekly seminars on special topics.

Students with credit in MUSI 255 cannot receive credit in MUSI 306.

Prerequisites: MUSI 200 or equivalent
REQUIRED TEXTS: Stolte, Charles. Music History Overview Course Pack, 2016.
MARK DISTRIBUTION IN PERCENT:
Exam #1, written and listening 25%
Exam #2, written and listening 25%
Short Papers (3)30%
Chapter listening mini-exams (5)20%
100%
COURSE OUTLINE:
  • Introductory Listening and Foundational Issues
  • Antiquity through the Medieval Period (B.C. through the 15th century)
  • The Renaissance Era (16th Century)
  • The Baroque Era (17th Century)
  • The Classic Era (18th Century)
  • The Romantic Era (19th Century)
  • The Modern and Post-modern Eras (20th and 21st Centuries)


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