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The Republic to Rationalism: History, Arts, and Performance I [MUTH 110]

MUTH 110/3.0 The Republic to Rationalism: History, Arts, and Performance I

How did ancient Greek Drama influence the beginnings of opera?

What did Genghis Khan give to the modern symphony orchestra?

How did European Colonialism affect the globally entangled history of drama and music?

If you are interested in discovering more about the early history of music, drama, art and performance, this is the course for you!

Professor: Margaret Walker

This course does not have any prerequisites — all welcome 🙂

Learning Hours: total 114 over the term (36 Lecture; 36 Online; 42 Private Study)

Course Description: This course provides an introduction to the study of Western music, theatre, fine art, and literature in historical and global perspective. Using drama and music as a focal point, this interdisciplinary course will place artistic creation in a social, philosophical, and political chronological framework. Key periods include Mediterranean Antiquity, Medieval Europe, and Early Modernity.