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
13226 01 Seminar 12 3.00
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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