This is a survey course to acquaint you with some well known and less known composers and their influences in the world of music. These are some of the men we will study: Heinrich Schütz, J.S. Bach, G.F. Händel, C.F. Glluck, W.A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, J. Brahms, F. Mendelsohn, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, C.M. Weber, R. Wagner and others.