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Music of World Cultures
This course surveys folk, art, and popular musics from around the world. Course content covers musical systems, instruments, performance practices, social structures, and religious belief systems. Musical analysis is integrated with theoretical concepts to develop a cross-cultural appreciation of music, including: race, cultural identity, post-colonialism, and globalization. Musical cultures to be explored may include those of Canada's First Nations, the Caribbean, Brazil, West Africa, Northern Europe, West Asia, India, China, Japan, and Indonesia.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
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