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Music

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Music 220. Music in Latin American Culture

Study of Latin American and Latino/a music cultures and the syncretization of European, African and indigenous influences in the U.S., Caribbean, Central and South America. Topics covered include indigenous/native, mestizo and African-based musical forms; samba, salsa, merengue and other dance musics; and the Nueva Cancion (“New Song”) movement.