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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MUS 390 - African Music in the Americas

2016-2017 Catalog Year:

This course introduces students to the music of West Africa, and then studies how those musical characteristics were transplanted to Brazil, Cuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, and Puerto Rico, among others. The class also examines cultural, social and anthropological practices in West Africa, Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean islands and the United States.

Note: Advisement recommendation: Basic music knowledge
Prerequisite: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
Offered: Not on a regular basis
Credit: 3