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MUS 246 - Music of Brazil (=MUS 346)


(Cross-listed with MUS 346.)  A survey of cultivated and vernacular traditions of Brazilian music from colonial times to the present. Topics include: sacred and secular colonial music, the barroco mineiro, nationalism, the avant-garde, samba, bossa nova, MPB, candomblé, jazz, tropical rock, and rap.

Satisfies a requirement in the Africana Studies major (Geographic Region: Latin America/Caribbean).
Satisfies a requirement in the Latin American Studies major and 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 346
(Fall; normally offered in alternate years.)