World Music History
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Department: Musical History
Course Number: JMUH 3802
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Music History, Theory & Criticism
Knowledge of the world’s musical forms and traditions is invaluable to aspiring musicians today. This course examines the historical and cultural contexts of music from around the world. Topics of special interest include: how music travels, cross-cultural syncretism, musical interconnections, and how music is brokered and commodified.
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions


Open to Lang/Jazz BA/BFA students.

Open to School of Jazz & Contemp Music students.


Open to Undergraduate students.