Investigation of special topics in music theory, history and literature. Recent offerings have included World Musics, Musics of the Southwest and Music of Africa.
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Spring Semester informationMisti Shaw
290A: Tps:Women in Music
Tps:Women in Music
Who roared before Katy Perry roared? This course surveys the many musical achievements of women composers and performers, including classical, pop, hip-hop/rap, country, and other genres. We will explore the historical contexts that shaped and defined their artistic development. Though not a feminism course, some feminist theories will be sampled in our readings. Course includes readings, papers, and a final presentation.
290B: Tps:Latin Jazz and Salsa
Tps:An Overview of Latin Jazz and Salsa
This course will introduce the combination of Jazz, Latin American and Carribean rhythms and formats. Artists, their work and performance practice of this genre and will be explored.