MUS 460/560 Methodologies in Ethnomusicology (3) MPC

This course is dedicated to the study of the diversity of ways the world's peoples make and study music. The course provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, offering and overview of its development and concentrating on methods, from fieldwork and interviewing through researching and writing. It will include an exploration of many musical genres, while at the same time exposing students to cultural, historical, and music theoretical approaches to the study of performance, composition, improvisation, and other practices. The ability to read music is not required.

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