Int. West African Drumming Ens

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2012
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: 

Instructor Permission Required. Prereq: Music 261

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
81047

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