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Study of musical forms, styles, media and aesthetic criteria in the cultural context of the Age of Enlightenment. The emergence of the composer from artistic patronage systems into the realm of freelance employment will serve as a central theme. Particular attention will be given to Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven. (Not offered 2020-21).