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seminars > spring 2014 schedule > seminar: Music of the Celtic World

 

Honors Seminars Spring 2014

Music of the Celtic World

Course:
HON 299 Sec:001  
Credit:
3 hours  
GEP Category:
Visual & Performing Arts; Global Knowledge  
Time:
11:45-13:00  
Days:
TuTh  
Location:
Price Music Building, Room 120  
Instructor:
Dr. Alison E. Arnold
 
Description:

This course will explore the diverse musics of the Celtic world, ranging from the folk and popular traditions of Ireland and Scotland to the musics of Wales, Brittany (France), and Galicia (Spain), and more recently Cape Breton and Newfoundland (Canada), and the United States. Through history, literature, poetry, spirituality, mythology, live and recorded music and dance performance both in and outside the classroom, students will have the opportunity to experience Celtic musical practices of the past and present.