Colgate University

First-Year Course Offerings — Fall 2024

MUSI 215   Music History I: Medieval through Baroque Periods (H&A)
Pre-RequisitesMusic background preferred
Core Area
Area of InquiryHuman Thought and Expression
Liberal Arts PracticesArtistic Prac & Interpretation

A survey of music history from Gregorian chant to Bach and Vivaldi. Music is studied both by itself and within its contemporary social context. Major genres, styles, and techniques of musical composition are discussed in both analytical and historical perspectives, through the study of representative works. (H&A)