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RTA 484

Music of West Africa

African music has fed and shaped North American popular culture for almost 150 years. Through hands-on drumming and singing, lecture, and study of audio-visual media, this course explores the intersection of drumming, singing and dancing in the exuberant music of West Africa. In so doing, the course investigates the relationships between musical performance, story-telling, community building and African history in a variety of representative genres. (Formerly MUS 109).
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

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Co-Requisites

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Custom Requisites

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