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Exploring the Power of Musical Performance in Social Engagement Questions to Consider * How effective is musical performance in creating social change? * How and why do musicians and their fans become socially engaged through music? * What is it about performance that creates an environment that is transformative? * How do people resist oppressive forces through their music? * What is it about sound that moves people? * Ex. Wyclef Jean Hope for Haiti Now 1/22/10 Fields of study * Ethnomusicology * Performance Studies * Music * Women’s Studies * Cultural Studies * Political Studies * Grass roots cultural workers and community organizing Organization of Course * Performances (3 out of 7) * Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center * Performance Response Papers (2) (125 pts. ea. out of 1000)
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* 2 different analysis models (ethnomusicology and performance studies) * Pre and Post Concert Discussions * Lecture or Performance Report (1) (50 pts.) Performances: Fortune’s Bones * Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course MUSC 289i taught by Professor B. sandstrom during the Spring '12 term at Maryland.

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