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FOLK 022 401 World Music and Cultures

Carol Muller
WATU Credit Optional - See Instructor
Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Cross-listed with: AFST050, ANTH022, MUSC050
Music Building Annex 210
General Requirements III: Arts & Letters
Contact: Music Department: 215 898 7544

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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