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Rensselaer Catalog 2013-2014 
Rensselaer Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

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ARTS 2360 - Roots of Africa Music Ensemble

Roots of Africa Ensemble is a course devoted to learning and performing in African, Afro-Cuban, and New World Percussion.  Students will lern to play current music performed by the ensemble, a percussion ensemble engaged in workshop study and public performance of folkloric music, orginial works by various composers, including compositions by Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles.  Under his direction, students will learn significance of performance within folklore ensembles and how to play instruments from Africa, Cuba, and the New World.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Successful completeion of ARTS 2340, audition, and/or invitation by Professor Knowles.

When Offered: Fall and spring terms annually.

Credit Hours: 1

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