MUS211H1: The World of Popular Music

Hours

24L

A survey of popular music traditions from various regions of the world with particular emphasis on the sociocultural contexts in which those musics are created and appreciated. Explores the role of the recording industry, media, festivals, and local institutions in shaping these music cultures both at home and in the international arena. No prior background in music or ability to read music is required.

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)