|Certificates: South Asian Studies|
Instruction in the performance of orchestral music of Central Java. Various levels of difficulty are represented in the playing techniques of different instruments, mainly tuned gongs and metallophones. Previous formal music instruction is not necessary. Students should not preregister for this course. Interested students should attend the first class for audition and interview.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Intercultural Literacy
Designing, creating, and realizing: The course teaches students primarily to perform, but also to discuss and analyze this specific music. Emphasis will be on the original design and presentation of certain genres and styles. A concert at the end of the semester will be part of the assignments.
Intercultural Literacy: By studying music from different nationality, ethnic group, or historical period, students will gain knowledge of cross-cultural encounter; hence promoting a comparative reflection.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Brinner, Ben; MUSIC IN CENTRAL JAVA
|Examination and Assignments: |
There will be reading and listening assignments, a recital and a short paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Admission by interview at the first class in World Music Hall.
|Instructor(s): Sumarsam,Prof. Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: WMH; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 18
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|