Beg.West African Drumming Ens.

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
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.
Comments: 

Instructor Permission Required.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
83300

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