May 26, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

MUS 345 - World Music Traditions (3 credits)


(Restricted to music majors) (Prereq: MUS 116  and MUS 118 ) This survey course in music traditions of the world examines diverse oral and written traditions using ethnomusicological perspectives through assigned readings, audio and video recordings, and music performance. Examination of ways music is created, performed, understood, and consumed as expressions, interpretations, and rejections of the cultures within which they emerge allow students to gain a more profound understanding of the role of music in their own lives and in the lives of cultural “Others.” S.