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MUSA 2309 Music and Culture in the Middle East (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course explores the relationship between different music traditions of the Middle East and their respective cultural contexts. It addresses issues of music's structure and content vis-à-vis its role in social, political and religious situations in the region; the ways that these forces influence musical aesthetics, while also addressing the role of music in the Middle East historically. The cultural areas covered in this class include the Arab World, Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan.


Instructor(s): Ann Lucas

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with: ICSP2309

Comments: Cross-cultural course


Last Updated: 04-Apr-16