MUSH 171. Global Perspectives in Music.
This course will expand the student's listening experience through a cross-cultural survey of concepts and styles of art and music. Topics will include non-Western music performance practices and styles from Africa, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, India, and Southeast Asia as well as music of the Americas, Western art, music and jazz. The importance of this course lies in the artistic and cultural concepts that influence music and their relevance to the study of music as an academic and performance discipline in the 21st century.