Feb 19, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020
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ARTS 2520 - World Music


From “raves” to symphony hall, Indian film music to Tibetan chant, monster truck rallies to a mother’s lullaby, musical soundscapes surround us through all aspects of our daily lives. This course focuses on the study of music in or as culture. The exploration of music in human life will be comparative, using case studies from diverse world traditions and examining topics such as: ritual, media and technology, ethnicity/identity, music and dance, and musical transmission.

When Offered: Spring term even-numbered years.



Credit Hours: 4



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