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MUSIĀ 3108 [0.5 credit] Musics of the Middle East and North Africa

An examination of various musics, devotional traditions, and shifting cultural and art movements in the region, resulting from processes of globalization, political change, and technological innovation. Course sessions will include close and critical discussion of selected texts, audio-visual examples, and ethnomusicological documentary films.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing.
Seminars three hours a week.