Oct 18, 2021  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022

MUSC 212 - World Music: Africa and the Americas


An ethnomusicological study of music and other expressive arts within human culture. Focus on musical traditions and aesthetics of the African continent, including Ewe, Dagbamba, Mande and Shona peoples, vocal traditions of South African and Arab music traditions found in Egypt. The Americas are represented through the diverse musical offerings of Brazil and Native American music cultures found here in the United States.

Credits 1



Notes
Offered Spring semester

Area
Creative Arts

Connection
20023, 23001

Division
Arts and Humanities

Foundation
Beyond the West

Compass Attributes
Creative Arts, Global Honors, Structure/Power/Inequality, Taylor and Lane Scholars