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MUS 114LEC - Genres Of Music
Genres Of Music HOM Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   12031   Enrollment Capacity:   30
Section:   HOM   Enrollment Total:   30
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   07/06/2020 - 08/14/2020   Status:   CLOSED
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
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Location:   Virtual      
Genres of Music: MUS 114 Description: Latin American Songs and Rhythms The aim of this course is to learn about the cultural and musical richness of Latin American music, more specifically, the music from the northwestern part of Argentina, part of Bolivia and part of Peru, and the link with the African rhythms developed in the Brazilian music. The richness in this music is not only given by its music elements but also by its poetry, social context and historical development. Therefore, this course intends to analyze the many layers that sum up to a very complex music structure, that actually can be learned in a very organic and natural way. This type of music is identified by its rhythms but also by the dances linked to them. That were developed over the years until they became traditional dances, and nowadays, they are being transformed but maintaining their colorful and cheerful characters. These different rhythms and dances share the influence of the African, Spanish/Portuguese and Native cultures. Around the 1900s, they were mixed with the academic world from Europe making possible a new style of music that keeps evolving with a strong feeling of belonging to the cultures they were born. Hence, learning about the way this music is done and understood by the cultures will broad our worldview. It will also demystify the concept of folk music understood as: ?a wide variety of musics simplified into only one kind of traditional customs of a given place.? By understanding the culture as identity we will enrich our own comprehension on the significance of culture
  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.
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