Full course description
Whether pop, classical, or anything in between, music provides a powerful way for people to celebrate their humanity and connect with something larger than themselves. Music Appreciation: The Enjoyment of Listening not only will provide a historical perspective on music from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, but it will also teach you the essentials of how to listen and really hear (with a knowledgeable ear) the different music that’s all around you. Learning how to truly appreciate sound and melody is the best way to ensure a continued love of this delightful art form.
- Investigate the development of jazz music and its influence on other genres.
- Examine how music has influenced nations, communities, and individuals.
- Learn more about the lives of some of the world’s greatest musicians and composers
- Explore the development of music from ancient music to today’s popular music.