SMC369H1: Christianity and Music

Previous Course Number: 
SMC206H1
Hours: 
24L

The various roles given music in Christian tradition and the impact of Christianity on Western music. Case studies from Gregorian chant to the present illustrate major issues (sacred vs. profane, acceptable styles or instruments, text and music, emotion and rationalism) to provide a critical vocabulary applicable to present works. Some background in music is required.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 4.0 FCEs

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)