Introduction to Celtic Music

SAME AS MUSIC-UA.0182.

Traditional and contemporary music of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Brittany, and Galicia. 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.

This course 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.

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Fall 2021

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