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Introduction to Music

This course provides an introductory survey of the Western classical tradition, exploring music as a phenomenon of both sound and culture. The focus of this course is the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding and appreciation of music. Making use of live performances and streaming audio available on the Internet, the student will listen to and explore some of the most important and influential repertoires and genres of music that have emerged in the last four centuries. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Music 101)


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