MUSC 4430 American Music

3 hours; 3 credits

Exploration of distinctive American repertories from a cultural perspective. Concert music, African-American traditions, experimental innovations, the role of women. Relationships to the European past, composers, and audiences; the impact of technology, the effects of pluralism.

Prerequisite: Music 6.4 or 3214 [21.4], 7.4 or 3234 [23.4] or 3237, and 11.4 or 3243 [24.3]; or permission of the director.


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