Fall 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This course will introduce students to an overview of elements and basic forms of music in global music-cultures. The focus of this class will be to listen to music with an understanding of musical elements within the cultural context. Methods of analytical and aesthetic appreciation will be applied to musical examples, with corollaries in literature, history, performance, and the visual arts.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Exams (3) 30pts (10pts each)
Music-Culture Blog Entries 10pts
Blogged Performance Reports (2) 20pts (10pts each)
Blogged Musical Ethnography 20pts