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CS92PROD
Hymnody in the United States Before the Civil War

MUSC 274
Fall 2022 not offered
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: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(MUSC)

Last Updated on FEB-02-2023
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