Middlebury

FYSE1347

Singing Communities

Singing Communities
Humans have used their voices in expressive communication for thousands of years, singing for work, comfort, love, praise, and many other purposes. In this course we will explore the role of vocal music in community and community building by learning songs and studying why people sing them. Through classroom performance and discussion, group projects, and individual research and writing projects, we will study songs of various cultures and communities past and present to learn how community is created and reinforced by singing. Interest in group vocal music is encouraged. No prior vocal experience required. 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
First Year Seminar
Department:
First-Year Seminar Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
ART CMP CW

Sections

Fall 2017

FYSE1347A-F17 Seminar (Buettner)

Fall 2011

FYSE1347A-F11 Seminar (Buettner)