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MUSĀ 136 World Music: Asia

Faculty: Szczepanski
Content: Survey of musical traditions from the Asian continent. Study of music, instruments, and performance through readings, recordings, and live performance when possible. Historical developments, how the music is used. Social function, political context, art, poetry, literature, and religion as they assist in understanding the music and its culture.
Prerequisites: None.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.