AAS 400 - The Musics of African Americans
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Afroamerican & African Studies (AAS)
Department: LSA Afroamerican and African Studies
Credits:
3
Advisory Prerequisites:
AAS 201 recommended. Musical background preferred. Undergraduates only.
Other Course Info:
(African-American Studies).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores the broad range of African American music in cultural and historical contexts. Beginning with an overview of music in African culture, course topics include a survey of folk music, spirituals, gospel, blues, jazz, and art music. Although the class lectures and discussions examine the diversity of African American musical expressions, the assigned viewings and readings will correspondingly encompass the political, social, economic, and religious variables that stimulated the evolution of particular music styles and genres.

AAS 400 - The Musics of African Americans
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
30411
Open
30
 
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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ISBN: 9780415881814
African American music : an introduction, Author: edited by Mellonee V. Burnim and Portia K. Maultsby., Publisher: Routledge 2nd ed. 2011
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