Five College Consortium

Int. West African Drumming Ens

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Music
Course Number: 
261
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. Non-musicians are welcome; practice between classes is required. The group will perform in a workshop at the end of the semester.
Comments: 
Prereq: MUSIC-161.
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 #: 
102854

Course Sections

Int. West African Drumming Ens
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 1.0 Faith Conant fconant@acad.umass.edu T 07:00PM-09:00PM Pratt Memorial Music Bldg 109