Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PFA214 Oriental Music Appreciation

[3–0, 3 cr.]

An introduction to the basics of music theory, with an emphasis on reading, writing, and practical musicianship.  The written aspects of the course include pitch and rhythm notation/iqa, maqams, differences between the maqams’ interpretation according to cultures, keys, relationship between lyrics and music, and simple melodic analysis.