Course Description

This course explores the dynamic interrelationship of music, religion and spirituality in a multicultural context. Topics will include the role, style, and conception of music in the Islamic, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, Tibetan, and Taoist faiths, amongst others. The processes and traditions of spiritual practice through and with sound will be explored. The course will also analyze the musical forms through which these devotional practices are undertaken.

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