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    MUS 114LEC - Genres Of Music
    Lecture
    Genres Of Music BRO Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
    Class #:   22674   Enrollment Capacity:   26
    Section:   BRO   Enrollment Total:   14
    Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   12
    Dates:   08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019   Status:   OPEN
    Days, Time:   T R , 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
    Room:   Baird 327 view map
    Location:   North Campus      
    Comments
    In our daily lives, we listen to music for a variety of reasons. Seeking to define, transform, or perhaps even transcend our surroundings, we often engage with music to ?be brought? somewhere. How does this work? Venturing into psychology, aesthetics, theology, and philosophy, Music and the Divine examines the variety of ways in which humans engage with music to transform and transcend their surroundings. In questioning what role music plays in the human experience of the divine, students will examine some of the ways music functions as ritual in both sacred and secular contexts. Beginning with Greek and Roman philosophy, students will explore different historical explanations of the relationship between music and the divine, as well as an overview of the role of music in major world religions. This discussion-based and experiential learning course provides a framework for students to consider questions of how and why people listen to music, the role of music in religion, and sacred versus secular music.
      Course Description
    Studies one of the historically established musical forms in Western art music, computer music, popular music, or film music; lectures and listening assignments. Nonmajors; no prerequisites.
      Instructor(s)
                 Brown, C J look up    
      On-line Resources
    Other Courses Taught By: Brown, C J