Mu217 Women in Music 4 credits
This course will review the lives of the many women who were pioneers of music in what has been primarily a man’s field. Learn about the trials and tribulations and give overdue respect and attention to those women who paved the way for so many in such a vast field. This class will examine the lives and impact of anonymous women musicians of ancient Greece, to the first known woman composer in 800 A.D., up to the pioneers of the 20th century. This course fulfills the Humanities Core requirement.