MUS-308 Performing Britannia & Celtica: The Music of Britain
A survey of the literature and history of the music of Britain, with a particular focus given to English and Scottish music. A range of music is studied, including classical, folk, and modern Celtic music, with emphasis being given to the context and function of music in its various settings. The course involves intensive researching and writing. The ability to read/perform music is not a prerequisite, although a background in music will benefit students taking the course.