Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Bost-Sandberg, Lisa
Discipline and Number
MUSI 1306 Section 001
TR Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Understanding Music

Description of Course:

This course is an introduction to several of the world’s music traditions, including ways of listening to, understanding, and appreciating the music and examining its role in society. Traditions from North America, Latin America, Africa, India, Indonesia, and East Asia will be studied in terms of musical structures, cultural ideas about music, societal activities that involve music, and musical instruments.

Required Texts:

Textbook (REQUIRED):
Jeff Todd Titon, General Editor
Worlds of Music: An Introduction to the Music of the World’s Peoples (Shorter Version)
3rd edition
Published by Schirmer (Cengage Learning)
ISBN: 978-0-495-57010-3

Corresponding CD Set (REQUIRED):
See above for editor, title, and publisher.
ISBN: 978-0-495-57223-7

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

There are no prerequisites or co-requisites required for this class.

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