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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 359 - Survey of Music in Cross-cultural Perspectives

An introduction to ethnomusicology: the cultural context of music with emphasis on Africa, Asia, Native North and South America, Oceania. ANTH 359 and MUS 359 are cross-listed courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Credits: (2)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss and examine specific issues pertaining to the nature of musical creation.
  • Define ethnomusicological terms and concepts.
  • Identify geographical distribution of musical phenomena and the stratification of music in society.
  • Aurally recognize and classify stylistic characteristics and write in a scholarly manner about various ethnic traditions and genres.
  • Identify the intellectual, personal, emotional, and political problems associated with intercultural musical contexts.
  • Recognize both the diversity and universality of the world’s music.

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