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MUS. 271 Opera and Musical Theater History

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Course Description

Explore the highlights in the history of opera from its invention in the Baroque era to contemporary experiments with musical theater included along the way. Class lectures emphasize listening and viewing opera excerpts. Some lectures are planned around attending a live performance.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area C1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)