This course will survey the music of Korea with the goal of placing specific musical genres in cultural and historic contexts. A wide-ranging approach will emphasize the diversity of Korea's musical styles, including court, folk, popular , film, and contemporary classical music. No prior knowledge in Korean language or culture is presumed. Does not fulfill Major or minor requirements.
In a two-part post, the Penn Gazette Arts and Culture blog features music listening suggestions from various staff and faculty at the Music Department. Both Part 1 and Part 2 highlight some new and interesting summer listening suggestions.