Spring 2009 not offered
|Course Cluster: Christianity Studies|
This course is a historical introduction to psalmody in the 17th century, lining out, Anglo-American 18th-century sacred music, the cultivated tradition in the early 19th century, and the various styles that contribute to the SACRED HARP and other shaped-note hymnals. Composers studied will include Thomas Ravenscroft, William Billings, Lowell Mason, and B. F. White. Collections examined will include the Bay Psalm Book, Tansur's ROYAL MELODY COMPLEAT, Lyon's URANIA, and Walker's SOUTHERN HARMONY.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(MUSC)