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    Dec 13, 2019  
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MUS091 PO - Perception, Cognition, and the History of Sound

When Offered: Offered alternate years; next offered 2018-19.
Instructor(s): A. Cramer
Credit: 1

This multi-disciplinary course examines sound as a cultural and technological artifact. Surveying recent scholarship in cognitive science, history, musicology, media studies and psychoacoustics, we study film, music, historical recording devices and other devices, architectural and urban spaces and other sites of sound in the world from roughly 1500 to the present.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Speaking Intensive; Analyzing Difference



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