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HSS 200 European Music History & Appreciation
CEA Partner Institution: Anglo-American University
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Primary Subject Area: Music
Other Subject Area: History
Instruction in: English
Course Details: Level 200
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 42
Additional Fee: $35.00
Additional Fee Description:* An additional course fee of approximately CZK 800 is charged to cover expenses associated with this course. Amount in USD is estimated and is subject to change based on exchange rate.
This course will introduce students to the world of music through listening and analysis, discussions, history context and visits of live performances. After a brief introduction of basic music elements, forms and instruments, it will provide an overview of major historical periods in Europe (Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and the 20th Century), and their main composers and compositions. In-class listening and concerts visits will improve students' critical thinking as well as understanding and appreciation of music.