Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


MUS-121 - History of Music 1 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): None
This course is an in-depth study of Western art music from antiquity until 1750. It traces the development of music's aural traditions and notational systems by exploring composers and their compositions. Lectures cover musical form, practice and style through analytical listening and source study. Contemporaneous happenings in world history are examined for context and scope.


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