MUS211H1: The World of Popular Music

Hours: 
24L

A survey of popular music traditions from various regions of the world with particular emphasis on the sociocultural contexts in which those musics are created and appreciated. Explores the role of the recording industry, media, festivals, and local institutions in shaping these music cultures both at home and in the international arena. No prior background in music or ability to read music is required.

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