A survey of cultivated and vernacular traditions of Brazilian music from colonial times to the present. Topics include: sacred and secular colonial music, the barroco mineiro, nationalism, the avant-garde, samba, bossa nova, MPB, candomblé, jazz, tropical rock, and rap.
Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts distribution requirement. Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
No music training required. (Fall; normally offered in alternate years; not offered in 2016-17.)