Jul 29, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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MUS 1220 - Exploring Musical Styles


This course focuses on the development of listening skills for understanding the elements of musical style in historical perspective, and define the significance of music as fine art.

Requisites: Non music major and WARNING: no credit for this and MUS 1200 or 1250
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify and define the materials, or elements, out of which music is made.
  • Students will be able to explain how composers combine these elements into a work of music.
  • Students will be able to identify the generally accepted style periods in the history of Western art music.
  • Students will be able to identify the style period and characteristics of musical pieces from the Western art music tradition.



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