Five College Consortium

Beg.West African Drumming Ens.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Music
Course Number: 
161
Institution: 
Mount Holyoke College
This course will focus on learning by ear and playing the polyrhythmic traditional music of the peoples of southern Ghana, Togo and Benin, including sections of Adjogbo and Agbekor. All students will learn drum, rattle and bell parts, some songs and some dance steps as well. Non musicians are welcome, but practicing between classes is required. The group will perform in a workshop at the end of the semester.
Variable Credit Comments: 
Repeatable for credit.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
https://wadv1.mtholyoke.edu/wadvg/mhc?TYPE=P&PID=ST-XWSTS12A
Schedule #: 
102801

Course Sections

Beg.West African Drumming Ens.
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Faith Conant fconant@acad.umass.edu T 05:00PM-07:00PM Pratt Memorial Music Bldg 109