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MUSC 447
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Course Cluster: African Studies

This course is designed to build on the skills developed in MUSC445 and MUSC446. The repertoire is brought to a performing standard, and more complex repertoire is learned. Students experience the intricacies of dance accompaniment while drumming and singing with the advanced West African dance class. The student ensemble will be asked to perform on (and possibly off) campus.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Interpretation
Intercultural literacy is promoted through a varied repertoire of recreational, ritual, warrior, funeral, and ceremonial music drawn from diverse ethnic groups of Ghana and its neighbors.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: (MUSC445 AND MUSC446)
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

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