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MHST 336 - Philosophy of Music

FC ARHU
4 credits
As a unique College-Conservatory collaboration, this course encourages any student who cares about music to reflect on its nature and significance. With a focus on Western art music, the course introduces students to key texts and arguments in musical aesthetics. Topics include the nature of the musical work, the relation between music and the emotions, and ways in which music can be meaningful. Students will be responsible for attending the T-TH lecture and one Friday discussion section. Please register for the section that has a discussion section which will work with your student schedule.
Prerequisites & Notes: 1 full course in philosophy OR 1 200-level course in music history OR consent of instructors. Cross-listed with PHIL 231.
This course is cross-listed with PHIL 231




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