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History of Keyboard Literature [MUSC 245]

MUSC 245/3.0


History of Keyboard Literature - A survey of music for piano solo, as well as important compositions for piano duet and two pianos. Beginning with early types of keyboard music that influenced the first music for instruments in the seventeenth century, and ending with the works of the late twentieth century, the course examines development of forms and the composers' styles in light of the times in which they lived, with an emphasis on principal composers and important compositions. The course is aimed at anyone interested in keyboard literature and its development through the centuries.


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