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Academic Catalog 2017-2018
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Feb 21, 2018
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

LASS233 The World of Music 3cr


The course explores selected music and rhythms from throughout the world. Students explore various folk, popular, indigenous, and hybrid music from every continent and surveys the development of musical traditions through the development of contemporary world music.  The course also treats several American musical traditions, including country, folk, and musical transmissions from Europe, expressive cultural traditions from indigenous peoples of America, and black musical traditions in the New World. This is a Liberal Arts course with required readings, written assignments, and listening work. Under a different course number and requiring different assignments,  this course may also provide studio credit in selected studio departments.

Prerequisites: FRSM100. LALW100

Lecture
Undergraduate Elective
Fall & Spring