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MUSIĀ 3400 [0.5 credit] A History of Opera before 1800

A survey of the development of opera from the beginnings to about 1800. The major monuments of Italian, French, German and English opera, by such composers as Monteverdi, Cavalli, Scarlatti, Purcell, Lully, Gluck, Rameau, Mozart and Haydn.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.