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MUS 1313 Latin American Music

MUS 1313 - Latin American Music
Hours: 3
This introductory course for non-majors examines the richness and diversity of Latin American and Caribbean music, covering traditional, popular, and classical repertoire. The course will trace the historical, cultural and socio-political aspects of Latin and Caribbean music on a global scale. Indian, African, and European influences are explored, and students will develop an appreciation for the cultural connections that exist within some of the world’s most vibrant and popular forms. Listening and discussion will focus on the most significant musical developments from early colonial times to the present.