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MUSA 2201 Medieval/Renaissance (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

A study of the development of Western Music from the first stages of musical notation in the Middle Ages through the polyphonic music of the sixteenth century. Both sacred and secular traditions will be considered, including Gregorian chant, the polyphonic Mass and motet, the chanson, and the madrigal of the 16th century. Although most of the literature of this period is vocal, a study of the instruments and instrumental literature will be included.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Michael Noone

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Historical Period

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17