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This course information is derived from the Online Course Catalog, which is under development. The information may not be accurate and is provided only as a convenience. Please consult the print or PDF version of the Course Catalog for all official course information.

How Music Works

4 sem. hrs. Discusses the music of many stylistic periods and their place within various societies. Studies examples of nontraditional notation leading to discussions and analysis of a range of compositions. Requires a basic understanding of music notation and familiarity with the keyboard. Builds on concepts from MUS 110. Note: MUS 110 and 111 are designed in sequence but may be taken separately.

Course details

  • Course number: MUS-111
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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