Course Information

The Great Concert Halls of Boston (MUSW 1105)

Term: Academic Year 2023-2024 Fall


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Wed, 6:30 PM - 8:50 PM (8/28/2023 - 12/19/2023) Location: MAIN MALIO THTR


This course will provide an overview of the history of Western European music. We will study the fundamentals and terminology of music, the history and development of musical styles and genres from ancient Greek music through the 21st century, and the life and works of the great composers of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods. We will also briefly examine other musical traditions of the world. A great emphasis will be placed on listening appreciation. Numerous musical samples will be provided throughout the lectures to familiarize students with the great works and enhance their acoustic experience. Attendance at concert hall venues in person or remotely.