Jul 15, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MUS 242 Music Cultures Around the World


An introductory course that surveys the music of 12 music cultures distributed around the world: Sub-Saharan Africa, Near East, Asian, Latin American/Caribbean, India/Northern Africa, Australian/New Zealand, Native American/Canadian, Baltic States, Russian/Ukrainian, Scandinavian/Scots-Irish, Polynesian, Early American/Blues/Appalachian. This course will demonstrate the musical similarities and differences with a primary emphasis on non-Western music traditions. Broader themes of cultural identities and resulting values as expressed in the musics of the world will be explored. Knowledge of Western music history and theory may enrich individual projects, but it is not a prerequisite for this course. 3 hour(s). DIV or FAR.



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