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MUSC 430C Major Composers - BACH

The musical works of no more than two significant composers will be examined. Specific topics will be announced; may be repeated for credit.

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: All of MUSC 120, MUSC 121, MUSC 220, MUSC 221.


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
MUSC 430C 001Seminar2 Tue Thu9:3011:00

This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the career and music of Johann Sebastian Bach (16851750), with attention given to various genres including his cantatas, Passions, and Masses; chamber and orchestral music; and music for keyboard instruments. Selected compositions will be explored in greater depth, and Bachs music will be examined in the historical, cultural, and religious context of its time.