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MUSIĀ 2101 [0.5 credit] Music in an Age of Devotion, Seduction, and Rebirth

This course brings to life the Renaissance (1400-1600), when music played a vital role in lavish courts, grand cathedrals, and vibrant cities. Madrigals, masses, and motets are examined in the context of politics, religion, gender, manuscript and print culture, rhetoric, art, and architecture.
Precludes additional credit for MUSI 2001.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.