This course covers the development of Western Classical Music from the earliest records of Gregorian Chant to the contemporary music of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Over 10 weekly session, the course will introduce you to the styles and developments that each musical era brought with it. Those that wish to join the 'Piece a Week' Music Appreciation course will find that the knowledge gained in this course will stand them in very good stead.
Week1: Gregorian Chant
Week 2: The Beginning of Polyphony / 9th and 10th Centuries
Week 3: 11th, 12th and 13th Centuries
Week 4: The Renaissance
Week 5: The Baroque
Week 6: The Classical Period
Week 7: The Romantic Period
Week 8: Late Romantics
Week 9: The 20th Century
Week 10: Where to now?