Classical Music History
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Musical History
Course Number: JMUH 2810
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Music History, Theory & Criticism
  • Classical Music
A one-semester survey of the great tradition of Western classical music before 1900. Students study the formal and aesthetic qualities of selected works and consider them in relation to their historical and social context. Special attention is given to developing an understanding of the relevance of this musical tradition to contemporary improvising musicians.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.