Spring 2013 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster: African Studies|
This one-semester course in the musical traditions of Mande (Maninka and Mandinka) peoples of western Africa consists of three separate ensembles: jembe and dundun drums, balafons (xylophones), and guitars. kora (harp) will be taught on a limited basis. Students will also learn about the culture in which the music lives through readings, recordings, and video viewings. Audition and permission of instructor are required at the first class. The ensemble will present public performances.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None