A brief History of Western Music from 1900 to present

Morley College
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10 weeks
120 GBP excl. VAT
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A brief History of Western Music from 1900 to present

Explore the development of Western Music in the 20th and 21st centuries. Explore a range of musical genres and styles including Expressionism, Free Atonality, Neo-classicism, Serial Music and the Avant-Garde, through active listening and score analysis.

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Non regulated Community Learning provision, Performing Arts

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn

The classes are a lecture format with discussions. We will be listening to extracts of music, looking at some scores (this activity is made accessible to all including those with no previous knowledge of reading notation associated with Western Art Music), looking at some videos, debating and discussing ideas. Further reading and listening is provided.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment

Why choose Morley College

Founded in 1889

13,000 students annually

7 minutes from Waterloo station


The full tuition fee is £120, the concession fee is £95, and Senior fee is £110

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Morley College

Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...

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Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7HT London

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