21M.011 Introduction to Western Music

Class Info

Provides a broad overview of Western music from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, with emphasis on late baroque, classical, romantic, and modernist styles. Designed to enhance the musical experience by developing listening skills and an understanding of diverse forms and genres. Major composers and works placed in social and cultural contexts. Weekly lectures feature demonstrations by professional performers and introduce topics to be discussed in sections. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.011 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by E. Pollock, M. Marks,  T. Neff and A. Boyles.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesdays in 4-270.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Introduction to Western Music site or on the 21M.011 Stellar site.

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