World Music - MUS 226 at Southside Virginia Community College

Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

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. This is a Passport and UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

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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