2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 07, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 218 - Music of China

This course surveys traditional, folk, instrumental and pop genres from musical traditions in China from the ancient to present time. Having exposure to Chinese tonality, notation and language, students will approach music as both aesthetic and social processes, gaining insight into the differences between East and West. Utilizing social media, the classroom will connect to all parts of China, developing basic skills in critical listening, analysis, and writing about music. Illustrative media, required attendance at one event of Chinese music or theater. No prerequisite; previous knowledge of musical instrument or notation is not required.

1 semester 3 credits.