Prof. Patricia Tang
This course is an introduction to diverse musical traditions of the world. Music from a wide range of geographical areas is studied in terms of structure, performance practice, social use, aesthetics, and cross-cultural contact. Course work includes hands-on music making, live demonstrations by guest artists, and ethnographic research projects.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Tang, Patricia. 21M.030 Introduction to World Music, Spring 2013. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/music-and-theater-arts/21m-030-introduction-to-world-music-spring-2013 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA