The Music of Ghana

Course Number
PSW-341
Description

A study of traditional music and culture chosen from the ten regions of Ghana, West Africa. Dance music, from various ethnic groups such as, Ewe, Asante, Dagomba, and Dagara, will be taught. The main learning approach will be primarily oral tradition, with a focus on technique, rhythmic sensibility, and dialogue conversation, which are typical in the music. 

Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Contemporary Writing and Production
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
PERC
Course Chair
Yoron Israel
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