A foundation for intelligent and appreciative listening and understanding through
knowledge of the characteristics, media, and structure of various global music
traditions. Indigenous folk, popular and classical practices and traditions will
be studied. Vocal and instrumental music, musical styles, interpretation and the
principles of aesthetics will also be studied. Lectures, discussions, recordings, and
attendance at live performances are employed. Prerequisite: eligibility for ENG* 101
or ESL 162.