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MUS-115   Beethoven: Music, Context,and Myth Making3 credits

In this course students study the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven. Students gain a detailed understanding of Beethoven by viewing his life through various perspectives, including biographical studies, Beethoven's letters, and popular modern media. Students also learn to assess source materials and are introduced to the process of myth making. This course is designed for non-musicians, but students with a background in music will also benefit from taking the course.