MUS 460: Ethnomusicology: Methods & Issues

Credits 3
A theoretical and practical introduction to the field of ethnomusicology. Theory taught through readings in linguistics, anthropology and musicology that reflect or have shaped the concerns of ethnomusicologists. Practical dimension explored mostly through an ethnographic field project. Increases understanding of musical processes from an anthropological or cross-cultural perspective, and provides students new insights into their own experience of music.


MUS 161 or a course in MUS 36X