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DAN 263 - West African Music and Dance

3 credit hours - One hour of lecture and three hours of studio weekly; one term.
Study the practical and theoretical traditions of West African music and dance. Experience the rhythms, songs, movements, and languages of Ghana and other West African countries using an interdisciplinary approach that reflects the integrated nature of drumming, dancing, and singing in West Africa. Perform a range of musical styles and a variety of traditional and contemporary choreographies.

Crosslisted: Also offered as MUS 263 ; credit is not given for both DAN 263  and MUS 263 .

Note: Typically offered at MC; fall and spring terms.