21M.293 Music of Africa
Studies musical traditions of sub-Saharan Africa, with focus on West Africa. Explores a variety of musical practices and their cultural contexts through listening, reading and writing assignments with an emphasis on class discussion. Includes in-class instruction in drumming, song and dance of Senegal, Ghana, and South Africa, as well as live lecture-demonstrations by guest performers from throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Limited to 15; preference to majors, minors, concentrators. Admittance may be controlled by lottery.
This class has no prerequisites.
21M.293 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by P. Tang.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in N52-199.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.
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