Music in Latin American Culture

This course considers the richness of Latin American music in its historical and cultural context and illustrates Latin American philosophy, lifestyles, rituals, and religions. Through a variety of media, students are given the opportunity to discuss and analyze similarities and differences between traditional genres, rhythms, ensembles, instruments, festivals, and dances. They will also understand how these create a unified, but unique and multisided, culture.

Credits: 3 Cr.