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Hymnody in the United States Before the Civil War

MUSC 274
Fall 2021
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: AMST 229
Course Cluster and Certificates: Christianity Studies

This course will examine the singing of hymns and psalms in the United States, concentrating on the first half of the 19th century. Three parallel traditions will be examined: Anglo-American psalmody, as exemplified in The Sacred Harp; the African-American spiritual, as documented in "Slave Songs of the United States"; and Native American hymn tunes as exemplified in the music of the Brothertown Indian Nation.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode:
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

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