MUS 108 The Symphony (Not offered 2004-2005)

A combined musical and cultural historical study of the symphony as observed in the late-eighteenth through the twentieth century. Particular attention to Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, and Shostakovich. Emphasis on listening. Format: lecture. Requirements: two quizzes, based on listening and readings, one short paper, and a final exam. No prerequisites.