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MUSC 353 History of Renaissance Music

Sacred and secular music, vocal and instrumental.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: MUSC 120.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
RestrictedMUSC 353 001Lecture1 Mon Wed9:3011:00

Music 353 offers a detailed overview of the music of the Renaissance era, covering roughly the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Sacred, secular, vocal, and instrumental repertories will be considered in a range of historical and cultural contexts. While the course will present a broad framework for understanding the music of the era, it will also examine selected compositions in greater depth. The required textbook is Richard Freedman, Music in the Renaissance, with its accompanying anthology. Restricted to BMUS, BA (MUSC), MIN (MUSC) students - year 3 or higher.