Dec 09, 2023
MUSC 114 - Introduction to Tango 5 Credits
A survey of Argentine tango music, lyrics, and dance as they have developed over the last century. No previous musical or dance knowledge is required.
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Any student wishing to learn about Argentine tango.
Active Date 2016-03-09
Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
- Humanities Area II
The Golden Age of Tango
Post Golden Age
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate basic listening skills and an understanding of the elements of tango.
Delineate the various European and African musical traditions that have shaped Argentine tango.
Describe tango’s dissemination outside of Argentina.
Demonstrate an understanding of the historical, sociological and cultural dimensions of tango and its place in the 20th and 21st century discourse.
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