This course surveys seven Baroque and Classical genres: opera, oratorio, cantata, sonata, concerto, quartet, symphony, and includes work by composers Bach, Handel, Haydn, Monteverdi, Mozart, Purcell, Schütz and Vivaldi. Course work is based on live performances as well as listening and reading assignments.
Neff, Teresa. 21M.235 Monteverdi to Mozart: 1600-1800, Fall 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-235-monteverdi-to-mozart-1600-1800-fall-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA