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African Presences II: Music in the Americas

MUSC 266
Fall 2007 not offered
Crosslisting: AFAM 251, AMST 214, LAST 264
Course Cluster: African Studies

This course will explore the diversity and full range of musical expression in the Americas - with a focus on musics in which there is a strong African historical or cultural presence - by immersing ourselves in a combination of extensive reading, listening to recordings, viewing videos, discussion, and in-class performances. The hemisphere as a whole will be briefly surveyed and regional traits will be explored, but emphasis will be placed on specific pieces, genres, and countries.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(AMST)(LAST)(MUSC)

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