US History through the Lens of Classical Music

Course Description
Classical music, although often viewed as an outlier in American society, has occasionally been thrust into the spotlight of US history as a unifying and sometimes divisive force. This class will focus on the role classical music has played in American politics and culture with special emphasis paid to World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. The class should appeal to both the history buffs and music lovers who take the class.

Online Readings
The Art of Conducting — Great Conductors of the Past

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