Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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MUSI 207FG - World Music (equiv 307)

Credit(s): 3

This course surveys the diversity of music among the world’s peoples. Music systems, instruments and artists representing various indigenous peoples over seven continents are examined through cultural, social, religious, ceremonial, and performance traditions. Students will be introduced to universal musical elements and techniques for active listening. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to

  • Understand the many diverse ways in which music is expressed by various cultures both as an art form and as a ceremonial - social phenomenon.
  • Identify and compare ways in which various music traditions are experienced in their respective cultures.
  • Recognize universal musical elements as well as the development/usage of a wide range of instrumental families throughout the world Identify important style musical elements unique to world peoples on various continents.
  • Define pertinent musical terms and elements comprising musical traditions of individual cultures.
  • Analyze and identify various instrumental and vocal music forms through definition, understanding, listening, reflection and comparison.
  • Identify and recognize music, traditions and presentation particular to selected world cultures.
  • Examine the role of the Arts as a reflection of culture
  • Demonstrate awareness of self as a member of a multicultural global community.

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