MUS 081 JM - Introduction to Music in the Western World


This course begins with a survey of art and religious music in the European/Western tradition from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Different iterations of the course will also explore other Western music traditions, including popular, folk, and/or musical theater repertoire in the 20th and 21st centuries. Elements of music and basic terminology are introduced. Attention is given to the relationship of the arts–especially music–to culture and society. This course satisfies the Scripps College fine arts requirement. (formerly Introduction to Music: Sound and Meaning)

Course Credit: 1.0

This course information is from the 2023-2024 Scripps Catalog. View this catalog.

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