Global Music Cultures
Module code: W1001
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Essay
This modules introduces different approaches in the study of non-western musical cultures. You’ll learn about methodologies borrowed from ethnomusicology and ethnography.
You’ll focus on particular case studies including, for example, Iranian pop music and Bollywood musicals.
Module learning outcomes
- Demonstrate understanding of essential features of non-western musical practices to inform critical perspectives on music
- Demonstrate an understanding of ethnomusicology and ethnographic approaches
- Analyse and critically evaluate texts (including musical recordings)