AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
   

AFRCNA 1335 - AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSIC IN THE UNITED STATES


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course is designed to familiarize the student with various phases of African-American music existing in North America; blues, gospel-spirituals, work songs, children's games songs, and classical compositions of ragtime composers Scott Joplin, J.P. Johnson, etc. Students will conduct field projects centered around "street recordings, locations, interviews of local and visiting artists, etc." A detailed study of great Pittsburgh performers present and past will constitute a major portion of this course.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis




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