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MUSC0231

Everything a cappella

Everything a cappella! Unaccompanied Vocal Music, Medieval to Modern
Vocal ensembles have been singing about the important things in life for several centuries. In this course students will explore unaccompanied vocal music of different times, places, and cultures. Students will both analyze and create a cappella music to develop understanding of its inspiration, function, and performance. Repertoire for study includes European art music traditions, African and American "folk" styles and transmission, and popular a cappella of the 20th and 21st centuries. Student group projects will be modeled on various styles of a cappella. (Music reading ability is helpful but not required.) (Not open to students who have taken MUSC 0131) 3 hrs lect./disc.
Subject:
Music
Department:
Music
Division:
Arts
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART CMP
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2013

MUSC0231A-F13 Lecture (Buettner)

Fall 2012

MUSC0231A-F12 Lecture (Buettner)