Music and Culture of Cuba
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
An introduction to the field of ethnomusicology as well as to Cuban music. This is a study of Cuba's folkloric, popular and religious music. Because Cuba's history and culture are so varied, the course includes a study of Spain, Europe and West Africa. In addition, it surveys the profound and far-reaching influence that Cuba has had on popular music around the world and examines the recent political and social history of Cuba.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 319 and 320 (if taken in the same topic).
Prerequisites: 101B or permission of the School.
Undergraduate course in Music offered by the School of Music in the Faculty of Fine Arts.