FIN280H1: Finnish Musical Culture from Sibelius to Heavy Metal

Hours: 
24S

Analyzing the role of music in Finnish cultural identity, history, and society, this course explores both traditional and contemporary Finnish music, concentrating on what makes Finnish musical culture unique: Sibelius, kantele, folk music, heavy metal, rock and pop music. We will explore the themes of national and international music, the music industry, and the globalization of Finland's music.

 

Prerequisite: 

None

Exclusion: 

None

Recommended Preparation: 

None

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