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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

JWST 2130 - Introduction to Jewish Musical Traditions

This course is an introduction to sacred and secular Jewish musical traditions. Texts include books and articles that draw on ethnomusicology, musicology, folklore, anthropology, sociology, Jewish studies, history and other fields. The course uses case studies to concentrate on developments in these traditions since the middle of the 19th century, focusing the three main groupings of Ashkenazic, Sephardic and Mizrakhi Jewry.

Credits: 3