MUS 398: Seminar in World Music

General Education requirement: Cultural & Artistic Literacy

Area studies of the musical traditions of Africa, Asia, West Asia/the Middle East, Oceania, Europe, and the Americas, with an emphasis on selected topics for understanding the theoretical, historical and cultural background for dance and music making. Topics will include: belief systems and life ways; social organization; musical analysis; material culture; representations of music; music as culture-specific; gender issues; contrasts among cultures and aesthetics; the role of the drum; methods for learning, reaching, and performance; and ethical issues in the study and use of world music. Class discussion, reading, listening, viewing, and research will be our focus.

2021 Spring
Class#SctTypeSeatsUnits
13226 01 Seminar 12 3.00
DaysStartEndLocation
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT 12:00 PM EST 12:50 PM EST Visual & Perf Arts 104
Instructor: Jamie Eckert Class status:
Enrollment Section
Class instruction mode: In Person

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