RCHUMS 258 - Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
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May not be repeated for credit.
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This course teaches the basics of conga playing, clave, and other percussion instruments associated with Afro-Cuban music. Students learn about and playa variety of styles of Cuban music that will culminate in a small concert at the Residential College. Each student is expected to practice daily using a conga supplied by the instructor.

Intended audience: All students with an interest in learning and performing AfroCuban music.

Course Requirements: Evaluation is based on weekly performance exams and in-class participation. Each student is responsible for two critiques of a concert attended outside of class, as well as a performance-based project presented in the final class concert, in which participation is mandatory.

Class Format: 4 hpw in recitation format with listening exercises, practice, and instruction.

RCHUMS 258 - Afro-Cuban Drumming and Styles
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
2RC Ugrd
MW 12:00PM - 2:00PM
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