CHC369H1: Christianity and Music

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

SMC206H1, SMC369H1

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
4.0 credits
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)