MUS 226 - World Music at Piedmont Virginia Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2021-08-01

Explores music emanating from cultural traditions around the world within their respective socio-cultural contexts. Introduces basic elements of music. Increases global awareness and enhances knowledge of the origins, evolution, aesthetics and purposes of music from an ethnomusicological perspective.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Broaden the awareness of world cultures through an examination of music produced within the cultural contexts of social groups throughout the world.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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