Improvisation in Cross-Cultural Perspective|
This course will explore musical improvisation around the world from a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives. Readings on theories of improvisational processes, as well as on specific musical traditions in the United States, India, Indonesia, Africa, and elsewhere, will combine with practical transcription and analysis projects.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Articles and chapters by Bruno Nettl, Paul Berliner, Harold Powers, Ingrid Monson, Jack Goody, Larry Gushee, Lois Ibsen al Faruqi, T. Viswanathan, Bell Yung, George Lewis, and many others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Final research paper. Weekly writing assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Graduate seminar; undergraduates by exception and permission.
|Instructor(s): Charry,Eric S. Times: .....F. 09:00AM-12:00PM; Location: MST301; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: X||JR major: X|| || |
|Seats Available: 2||GRAD: 12||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: X|
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