MU 212 Overview
This course is a survey of the music from the area of the Western Hemisphere commonly referred to as the Americas (Canada, United States of America, South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean), emphasizing common musical traits, as well as regional differences. Listening to recorded music from each area, students learn how European and African influences have created hybrid cultures that have not only impacted local customs but have influenced those of neighboring countries, as well. Students also explore how technology has affected various cultures and how these cultures have embraced the international music scene. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or department consent.
- 3.00 Credits