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2023-2024 Catalog 
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MUS 241 - Music of Latin America (=MUS 341)


(Cross-listed with MUS 341.)  An introduction to the music of Hispanic and Luso American countries and cultures from colonial times to the present.  Topics include: sacred and secular colonial music, son, marimba music, vieja guardia music, tonada, milonga, tango, Latin jazz, samba, and bossa nova.

Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Latin America/Caribbean).
Satisfies a requirement in the Latin American Studies major and interdiscipilnary minor.
Satisfies the Visual and Performing Arts requirement. 
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.  

Prerequisites & Notes
No music training required. Music majors should register for MUS 341.
(normally offered in alternate years.)