History and Analysis of Western Music Romantic - Post Romantic - 20th Century and Contemporary Music - MUS 229

This course is a survey of composers, pieces, languages, and styles of Romantic, post-Romantic, 20th century, and contemporary periods. The instructor focuses on explaining the basic concepts of these periods concerning art, philosophy, and music languages. The teaching process emphasizes analyzing scores as played on instruments or recordings. Prerequisites: MUS 216, MUS 228.