Spring 2017 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster: African Studies, African Studies Minor|
This one-semester course in the musical traditions of Mande (Maninka and Mandinka) peoples of western Africa will focus on guitar and ngoni (lute) playing. 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: (MUSC)
A GUIDE TO THE JEMBE, Charry
THE GRAND MANDE GUITAR TRADITION..., Charry Others to be announced.
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