PRLS 3125 Music of Puerto Rico and Peoples of the Americas

3 hours; 3 credits

Survey of folk, popular, classical forms of the music of Puerto Rico and the Americas. Influence of Taíno, Spanish, European and Afro-Caribbean cultures on these forms. Contemporary dynamics. Roots of Latin@ diasporic music. Classes supplemented with performances and audio-visual recordings.

Prerequisite: English 1010 or permission of the chairperson.


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