MUS 501 Traditional Musics of the World

This course examines musical cultures around the world, focusing on traditional genres. Course content covers conceptual, structural, rhythmic and modal systems. The functions and meanings of music in diverse cultures will be examined. Representative genres will be studied, including the Indian raga, Turkish fasil (suite) and Japanese gagaku (court music). UL Lect: 3 hrs. Restriction: TH001, TH002, TH003 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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