FIN280H1: Finnish Musical Culture from Sibelius to Heavy Metal

Hours

24S

Analyzing the role of music in Finnish cultural identity, history, and society, this course explores both traditional and contemporary Finnish music, concentrating on what makes Finnish musical culture unique: Sibelius, kantele, folk music, heavy metal, rock and pop music. We will explore the themes of national and international music, the music industry, and the globalization of Finland's music.

 

Prerequisite
None
Exclusion
None
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)