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Accompaniment Techniques for Dance

Dance 312 - Spring 2021

A wide variety of percussion instruments and techniques are studied to determine what makes effective dance accompaniment. The course includes: examples and discussion of dance musics from western and non-western cultures; basic notation of rhythm and form; demonstrations of musical styles and discussion of social contexts. Students will have opportunities to assist in accompanying modern dance classes. Minimum of 2-3 hours a week of individual practice and/or listening to recordings expected.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumAS HUMFA HUM

Section 01

Accompaniment Techniques for Dance
INSTRUCTOR: Henry Claude
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