Aug 15, 2018  
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 
    
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LASS236 Music and Society 3cr


The course considers how music expresses and inspires social change.  By examining the origin and inspiration of major works of classical music, such as Haydn’s Farewell Symphony, Mozart’s opera The Marriage of Figaro, Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony, Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, and Shostakovich’s Babi Yar Symphony, the course considers what music reveals about history.

Prerequisites: FRSM100; LALW100

Lecture
Undergraduate Elective
Fall & Spring