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160052 VO African Music I (2021S)


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 05.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 19.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 26.03. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 16.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 23.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 30.04. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 07.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 14.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 21.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 28.05. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 04.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 11.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 18.06. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Die Vorlesung bietet eine breit angelegte Einführung in die Musik Afrikas südlich der Sahara, ihre Geschichte, ihre musikalischen Charakteristika, sozialen Funktionen, Instrumente und bedeutenden Musikerpersönlichkeiten.

Assessment and permitted materials

Mündliche Prüfung

UPDATE aufgrund von COVID-19 (23.04.2021): Die Prüfungen zur Vorlesung finden als digitale schriftliche Prüfungen (Take Home Exam) statt.

Im Wintersemester 2021/22 werden 3 weitere Prüfungstermine angeboten (Ende September, Mitte/Ende November, Mitte Januar); die genauen Termine werden rechtzeitig bekanntgegeben.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Positiv absolvierte schriftliche Prüfung (Take Home Exam)

Examination topics

Inhalt der Vorlesung

Reading list

Kubik, Gerhard: Theory of African Music, Vol. 1 & 2, Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2010
Weitere Literaturhinweise werden in der Vorlesung angegeben.

Association in the course directory

MA: M02, M03, M04, M05, M08, M11, M13

Last modified: Mo 31.05.2021 17:48