MusicMUSC 180B Studies in World Musics: Africa and the Americas

In-depth ethnomusicological studies of selected music cultures of sub-Saharan Africa and South and North America, including Native America. Emphasizes comparison of historical, theoretical, contextual, and cultural features. Includes basic ethnomusicological points of reference, as regards organology, music ritual, notation and transcription, and aspects of field research.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 30A and satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, or by permission of instructor. Concurrent enrollment in a non-Western performing ensemble is strongly recommended. Anthropology majors may enroll with permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Instructor

Nicol Hammond, Karlton Hester