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MUSIĀ 3406 [0.5 credit] Instrumental Music: Music for Orchestra

Origins and development of orchestral music from its beginnings as an independent form in the 18th century to the present. Major symphonies and symphonic poems by composers like Haydn, Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Strauss, and Shostakovich. Brief examination of concerto and ballet music.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Lectures three hours a week.