|This course may be repeated for credit.|
An ensemble course in the musical arts of the Trinidadian steelband. Students learn to perform on steelband instruments and study the social, historical, and cultural context of the ensemble. We also address issues of theory, acoustics, arranging, and composing. Readings, recordings, and video viewings supplement in-class instruction. The ensemble will present public performances.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Intercultural Literacy
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Stumpfle, Stephen, THE STEELBAND MOVEMENT
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Attendance is required.
Auditions will be held in Usdan B22 (Steel Drum Room) beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24th.
|Instructor(s): Carbone,William C. Times: .M.W... 07:00PM-08:20PM; Location: USDANMUSIC; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 30
|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.|