Cañada College

Music of The Americas


(MUS 240)  This course explores the exciting world of music from South, Central and North America as we listen to how indigenous, African and European traditions blend to create an amazing buffet of dance, folk and art music.  Students can present their favorites in the second part of the class, so we get the latest trends in Latin music






Brazil lecture notes


Salsa lecture notes


Puerto Rico lecture notes


Dominican Republic lecture notes


Haiti lecture notes


Cuba lecture notes


Some links on Mexico


General: a guide to some (Latin) rhythms with audio and notated examples


Feb 2010

David Meckler


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