Music of Japan
General Catalog Course Title:
Music of Japan
Terms Offered:
Fall 2015

The purpose of this course is to guide you to an understanding of contemporary as well as historical musical life in Japan and of significant musical concepts and practices. Three themes provide the focus and guide the selection of music: 1) the interface of Japan with other cultures; 2) the gradual process of popularization that has occurred in the musical arts from historical times to the present, and 3) intertextuality in Japanese musical arts.   

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