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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MU 210 - The Enjoyment of Music

Credit Hours: 3

An overview of the sources, media and functions of music during the historical periods traditionally associated with music history. The roles of the composer, arranger, conductor, artist performer, critic and listener are explored and defined. Emphasis is on the development of listening awareness within the broad outline of music history.

Fulfills SUNY General Education – The Arts.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • understand the different stylistic periods of music history;
  • identify and analyze the difference in the variables of musical form, elements and texture within western tonalization;
  • understand and interpret the musical techniques utilized by composers; and
  • be acquainted with the principal musical artist of each period and to appreciate the aesthetic quality of their work.


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