Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 25, 2024  
Goucher College 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

MUS 104 - Introduction to World Music (3 Cr.)

(GEN. ED. #8 and #9)
An exploration of the field of ethnomusicology, the study of musical cultures outside the Western art tradition. Examination of the many ways that music functions in diverse cultures and discussion of what to listen for in the music of selected cultures, for example, music of the Indian subcontinent; selected areas of Africa, Bali, Java; and regional and native American music. Discussion of biases that listeners may bring to the experience of music outside their own cultural experience. Spring semester. Offered 2011-12 and alternate years. Greenwood.