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This page focuses on the course 21M.235 Monteverdi to Mozart: 1600-1800 as it was taught by Professor Teresa Neff in Fall 2013.
Students studied the music of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in terms of context, style and form.
Students delivered in-class projects, individual or team presentations, and written assignments.
21M.301 Harmony and Counterpoint I or permission of instructor
Every fall semester
The students' grades were based on the following activities:
Primarily undergraduate students
Music majors, minors, and concentrators
Almost every student in the class had studied a musical instrument previously, taken other MIT music courses, and currently played in at least one MIT performance ensemble. 1/4 were music majors, and 1/4 were music minors.
During an average week, students were expected to spend 12 hours on the course, roughly divided as follows:
Met 2 times per week for 1.5 hours per session; mandatory attendance.
Reading assignments, listening assignments, score study, and written assignments. Occasional attendance at live music performances.