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M-LT 71129 - Tuning & Western Temperament Before 1900
The objectives of this course are to develop an understanding of the ways in which Western tuning systems have influenced the trajectory of music history by focusing on key composers and works. We will examine the consequences of the Pythagorean, meantone, well-tempered and equal-tempered tunings from ancient times up to 1900.

Prerequisites M-SK 2102 / Lecture <min credit = 2.00> or M-EX 5107 / Placement Exam or M-SK 8101 / Lecture <min credit = 1.00> or M-SK 8101 / Remedial <min credit = 1.00>
Corequisites N/A
Fees N/A
Credits 2.00
Credit Types Credit

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