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Reading Ethnomusicology
MUSC 506
Fall 2011 not offered

As one of the two core introductory courses to ethnomusicology, this course lays a general intellectual groundwork for MA students with a concentration in ethnomusicology through in-depth reading of some of the most important writings in ethnomusicology. Focusing on both intellectual history and current issues, the course evolves around the key concepts and themes that have defined, expanded, or challenged the field. Students will critically and comparatively discuss the approaches and contributions of each work they study. At another level, this course also aims at broadening students' knowledge of world musics through studying a wide range of music ethnographies.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy, Interpretation
This course increases students' intellectual capacity in mastering the representative literature in the field of ethnomusicology, a scholarly discipline studies music in cross-cultural perspective, through exploration and interpretation of the ideas presented in the readings.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: GRAD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

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