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World Musics


Exploration of selected musical systems of the world, approached through study of their basic stylistic elements. Discussion centers on the music and instruments indigenous to each system and includes extra-musical cultural associations such as religion and theatre. Listening drawn from field and studio recordings of indigenous performers.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts distribution requirement. Students entering before 2012: satisfies the Fine Arts distribution requirement. Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.


No music training required.