2020-21 Pomona College Catalog 
    
    Nov 28, 2022  
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MUS051 PO - Engaging Music

When Offered: Each semester.
Instructor(s): A. Cramer; D. Di Grazia; E. Lindholm; J. Rockwell
Credit: 1

This course seeks to expand and refine one’s active engagement with composed music throughout history, from plainchant and Palestrina to Bach and Mozart, from Beethoven and Wagner to Stravinsky and Adams, from Duke Ellington and The Carter Family to Umm Kulthum and the Beatles, and from Bob Dylan and Billie Holiday to more contemporary artists such as Radiohead and Beyonce. (Actual course content will vary from semester to semester.) Emphasis on developing skills of close and critical listening to gain an awareness of and fluency with different musical styles, approaches, and functions. Focuses on the various forms and genres of music (e.g., symphony, opera, motet, ballad, gospel, film).
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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