MUH 350

Music of the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Periods

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Fall Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: Conservatory students or permission of instructor

This course sets the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods in the contexts of Church and court patronage and traces the connections between music and literature, painting and architecture. It describes features of musical construction and style in sacred and secular vocal music and dance music at court. The course describes the development of instrumental forms of trio sonata and concerto, the rise of public opera and the keyboard music.