21M.011 Introduction to Western Music


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Provides a broad overview of Western music from the Middle Ages to the 20th 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 (Spring 2017). It is instructed by E. Pollock and T. Neff.

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.

In the Spring 2016 Subject Evaluations, 21M.011 was rated 6.3 out of 7.0. 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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