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MUS 129 - Music in Latin American Culture

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college level-texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This course is a survey course designed for the student seeking an introduction to music in Latin American culture. The course will focus on the diverse musical cultures of South America, Central America, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean. Emphasis will be placed on rhythmic styles and structures, as well as specific social, cultural, and historical backgrounds.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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