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MUS-116   Mozart: Music, Context, and Myth Making3 credits

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