The Iranian Music minor is designed for students who wish to augment their major program with a group of related courses that provide a systematic introduction to the study of Iranian music, performance, and culture. The minor has both academic and performance classes. It is a sequence of three lower-division courses (11 units): ETHNMUS 5 or M25, 8, and 91L; and six upper-division courses (20 units): ETHNMUS 101, 144, 145 or 163, and 161L ( ETHNMUS 144 and 161L must each be taken twice).
Ethnomusicology Plus a
Concentration in Iranian Music
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Doctoral Student Breana McCullough Connects Baroque Music and Native American Voices
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