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FOLK 022 401 World Music and Cultures

Lecture: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00-11:00
Contact: Music Department at 215.898.7544

Cross-listed with: MUSC 022
General Requirements III: Arts & Letters

This course draws on repertories of various societies from Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas to examine relations between aesthetic productions and social processes. We investigate musical sounds, cultural logics informing those sounds, and social strategies of performance. Topics may include indigenous music theories, music and social organization, symbolic expressions and musical meaning, gender, religion, and social change.

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