Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Mus 200 Musical Instruments

Study of the conventional classification, history, construction, and the use of instruments in classical, folk, and popular music. Instruments are explored in terms of: manner of producing sound, tuning and transposing, technical capabilities, virtuosity, and compatibility with other instruments/vocal parts as demonstrated in the literature. Develops aural recognition of each instrument.


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