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MUSA 3300 Musical Identities (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

What is your musical identity? In this course we will explore how musical styles signal identity to composer, performers and audiences. Case studies from diverse cultures, historical periods, and genres are grouped into topics, such as: music and place; music and gender; music and ethnicity. The concepts of subculture, nation, and race will be examined as they are expressed in music. Extensive consideration will be given to contemporary hybrid identities. Topics vary.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: No previous study of music is necessary.
Cross Cutural Course for Music majors.


Last Updated: 07-Dec-13