Intro to Celtic Music

SAME AS IRISH-UA.0152.

AREA OF STUDY: MUSIC, HISTORY, CULTURES

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the traditional and contemporary music of the Celtic areas of Western Europe: Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and Galicia. Recordings and live performances present the extraordinary range of singing styles and the musical instruments employed in each culture, including harps, bagpipes, and a variety of other wind, free reed, keyboard, and stringed instruments. Forms and musical styles are explored in depth, along with a study of their origin, evolution, and cultural links.

Course Information

MUSIC-UA 182

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Michael Moloney
MW: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM SILV 320