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AADS 2306 Musics of Africa (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course is a survey of the musical diversity and cosmopolitanism of one of the world’s most populous continents. Drawing from ethnographic studies of African musics, we will explore some of the political, economic, and historical circumstances out of which certain genres and styles of music emerge and at the ways in which these genres and styles circulate in global music and performance markets.


Instructor(s): Kivenko, Sharon

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: MUSA2306

Comments: Cross-cultural course within the major/minor. The ability to read western European music notation is not required.


Last Updated: 22-Jan-16