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Spring 2013 Semester
Apr 18, 2014
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MUSC 2313 - Historical Traditions: World
Examines the historical musical traditions of selected music cultures of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and indigenous cultures of the Americas. Provides an in-depth study of the evolution of the selected music cultures, focusing on ethnomusicological historical approaches to the study of music cultures including music and the belief system, aesthetics, context for music, repertoires, organization of musical sound, instruments and performance techniques, and learning and transmission of musical knowledge (performance and nonperformance). Explores why music is different among the world’s peoples; what music of the past sounded like and its impact on how music sounds today; what happens to music over time and space; and why music should be preserved and by whom. Prereq. (a) MUSC 2308 and (b) ENGL 1111 or ENGL 1102; music majors and combined majors only.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Music Department

Course Attributes:
CAS Core Hist,Ethcl,Asth Prspv, NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col of Arts, Media & Design

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Computer Sci/Music
      Interactive Media/Music
      Music

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level MUSC 2308 Minimum Grade of C and (Undergraduate level ENGL 1111 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level ENGL 1102 Minimum Grade of C)

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