Music of Latin America

This course is an introductory course dealing with the diverse musical traditions of Latin America including the role of music in society ritual and culture. The result is a comparative study of styles dances and instruments with a certain emphasis given to the development of critical listening skills. Students need access to a computer with Internet sound capabilities. Course subject matter is generally limited to music that has surfaced and developed in Latin America and not as it has developed in the continental United States. Readings will be supplemented by various links as well as the Latin American audio selections available from the Naxos catalogue.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Music
Number: 
MUSIC268-01CE
Semester: 
Spring 2021
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Saturday, January 11, 2020 to Saturday, February 1, 2020