MUS 334 Music of Latin America

Survey of the Concert Music of Latin America from colonial times to the present. Special emphasis will be placed on the unique culture of this region and its relationship to the compositional characteristics of its music. Students will become familiar with the geography, history, and distinctive elements which make up the major regions (Rio de la Plata, Caribbean, Andean, etc.). Although there are no prerequisites, a reading knowledge of Spanish would be desirable.




Offered on occasion