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FOLK 022 401 World Music and Cultures

T. Rommen
Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Cross-listed with: AFST 050, ANTH 022, MUSC 050
General Requirements III: Arts & Letters

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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