Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PFA314 World Music History

[3–0, 3 cr.]

This course covers the many musical characteristics, techniques, styles, terms, and methods found in a world music tradition. It examines critical issues related to the social and cultural history of the geographical area and how its history influenced the creation and development of the music. The course attempts to align social and historical issues with the corresponding musical developments within the genre.