MUS 015. Latin American Folk and Popular Styles (4) Lecture, 3 hours; assigned listening, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. Introduction to the vast array of folk and popular styles of music in Latin America, with an emphasis on cultural and ethnic interaction and exchange in the context of Latin American history, politics, and society. Cross-listed with LNST 015.

MUS 016. Latin American Classical Heritage (4) Lecture, 3 hours; assigned listening, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. Survey of the rich heritage of Latin American classical music from Renaissance sacred polyphony to contemporary styles. Emphasis on the gradual emergence of Latin American music from European domination and the establishment of distinctive national traditions in the post-colonial era. Cross-listed with LNST 016.

MUS 017. Music of Mexico (4) Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 2 hours; assigned listening, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): musical training and knowledge of Spanish is useful but not required. Surveys the rich traditional and art music of Mexico from the early 1500s to the present. Explores changes in social and political function, in time and across social classes and ethnicity. Cross-listed with LNST 017.

MUS 018. Music of Spain (4) Lecture, 3 hours; term paper, 1 hour; extra reading, 2 hours. Prerequisite(s): none. Survey of Spanish music from the Middle Ages to the present. Covers regional folklore and popular styles (especially flamenco) as well as developments in classical music through the major style periods. Examines music in its historical and cultural context. Knowledge of Spanish and music not required.

MUS 113. Brazilian Music (4) Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 2 hours; assigned listening, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. Introduces the music of Brazil, focusing on the history and the current variety of musical languages, styles, and forms of the present. Analyzes the crucial question of national identity in Brazilian culture and society through the study of its music.

MUS 115. Renaissance and Baroque Music of Latin Europe and Latin America (4) Lecture, 3 hours; individual study, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MUS 112A, MUS 112B, MUS 112C; or upper-division standing and consent of instructor. Study of the sacred and secular musics of Italy, France, the Iberian Peninsula, and Latin America, 1450-1750. Emphasis is on the repertoires, styles, and genres that are relevant to understanding the musical past of the Americas, from (Alta) California to South America.

MUS 122. Music and Performance in the Andes (4) Lecture, 3 hours; extra reading, 2 hours; assigned listening, 1 hour. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. Introduction to the musical practices of the central Andean countries, including indigenous, mestizo, Creole, and Afro-Andean traditions. Music is presented as part of a broader realm of performance in the Andes, incorporating dance, ritual, drama, and popular culture, and its relationship with notions of identity, nationalism, modernity, folklore, and politics.

MUS 170. Rondalla Ensemble (1-2) Studio, 2-4 hours. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. Study and performance of the Filipino rondalla, an ensemble consisting of various sizes of lute-like and guitar-like instruments. Discussions focus on Filipino culture. Normally graded Satisfactory (S) or No Credit (NC), but students may petition the instructor for a letter grade on the basis of assigned extra work or examination. Course is repeatable. Cross-listed with AST 170.

MUS 174. Latin American Music Ensemble (1-2) Studio, 2-6 hours. Prerequisite(s): upper-division standing or consent of instructor. Study and performance of select Latin American folk music traditions, with special emphasis on music of the Andean region. Normally graded Satisfactory (S) or No Credit (NC), but students may petition the instructor for a letter grade on the basis of assigned extra work. Course is repeatable.

MUS 263S. Seminar in Special Topics in Musicology (4): 20th-century Hispanic Masters. Seminar, 3 hours; individual guided research, 3 hours. Prerequisite(s): MUS 206, graduate standing; or consent of instructor. Focuses on the careers and music four leading composers of the twentieth century: Manuel de Falla, Carlos Chávez, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Alberto Ginastera.