Section Info: MUSIC-261-01

Course Title: Intermediate West African Drumming Ensemble
Start Date: 09/06/2023 End Date: 12/19/2023
Term: Fall Semester 2023
Description: This course will focus on learning by ear and playing the polyrhythmic traditional music of the peoples of southern Ghana, Togo and Benin, including sections of Adjogbo and Agbekor. All students will learn drum, rattle and bell parts, some songs, and some dance steps. Non-musicians are welcome; practice between classes is required. The group will perform in a workshop at the end of the semester.
Distribution(s): NO - Meets No Distrib. Rqmt
Academic Level Of Course: Undergraduate     Credits:1.00    

Faculty         Phone         Email address        
Faith Conant   413-538-2306   fconant@mtholyoke.edu  

Meeting Dates         Method         Meeting days         Meeting times         Building name         Room     Frequency    
09/06/2023 - 12/19/2023   Performance   Tuesday   07:00PM - 09:00PM   PRAT - Pratt Memorial Music Bldg   109   Weekly

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Permission of the Instructor is required of all students who wish to register.  
Requisite Courses        
Prereq: MUSIC-161. Take previously   Required  

Comments        
Additional Comments        
Repeatable for credit.  
Course Tags        
AFCNA0001   AFCNA: Africana Studies major   This course has been approved to count towards the Africana Studies major and/or minor.  
AFCNA0001   AFCNA: Africana Studies minor   This course has been approved to count towards the Africana Studies major and/or minor.  
AFRAM0001   AFRAM: African concentration   This course has been approved to count towards the concentration in African Studies within the African & African-American Studies major and minor.  
1-2CR0001   1-2CR: One and two credit undergraduate courses    
CRPE0007   CRPE-7: Representation Courses   This course has been approved to count towards the CRPE Representation requirement.  

Cross-listed Sections        
None  

Course Availability
Section status: Open     Capacity: 18     Enrollment: 8     Available: 10     Waitlist: 0

BOOK INFORMATION

Book List         Required         Publisher Full Price        
To be determined.                    

Additional Book Comments        
This is NOT the complete book list for this class.