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Winter Term 2018 TOP: MUSIC OF THE MIDDLE EAST - 1836 - MUCO 470

Catalog Description : An examination of music of a particular geographic region or diasporic group. Topics and prerequisites may vary from year to year. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Winter 2018: Music of the Middle East
This course will cover the main aspects of Arab, Turkish, and Persian art, folk, and popular musics. Students will become familiar with Middle Eastern tuning systems, rhythmic patterns, formal structures, and performance practices. We will also look at music’s role in society in these regions as well as among diasporic populations, and explore music’s connections to other areas of artistic, social, religious, and political life.



Attributes: Fine Arts Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Winter Term 2018

Instructors

Sonja L. Downing

Course

MUCO 470

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: MUSIC OF THE MIDDLE EAST (G)

Final Exam

Monday, Mar 12, 2018 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

1836

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR MUSI 146

Start-End Date

Jan 03, 2018-Mar 12, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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