Music and Theater of Indonesia|
Since the early history of Indonesia, the Indonesian people have continually been in contact with a number of foreign cultures. Particularly, Hinduism, Islam, and the West have had significant impact on the development of Indonesian culture. This course is designed as an introduction to the rich performing arts and culture of Indonesia. A portion of the course is devoted to demonstrations and workshops, including instruction of an Islamic frame drum ensemble, singing, and Gamelan (percussion ensemble of Java and Bali).
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Lit&Cult)(MUSC)(MUST-MN)(SAST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
ERES: Chapters from the following books:
Anne Rasmussen and David Harnish (eds.), DIVINE INSPIRATION: MUSIC AND ISLAM IN INDONESIA. Sumarsam, JAVANESE GAMELAN AND THE WEST. Ted Solis (ed.), PERFORMING ETHNOMUSICOLOGY: TEACHING AND REPRESENTATION IN WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLES. Andy McGraw and Sumarsam (eds.), PERFORMING INDONESIA. Michael Tenzer, BALINESE GAMELAN MUSIC.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Listenings, films, short papers, exams.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Monday class held in WMH
Wednesday and Friday classes are in MST 301
|Instructor(s): Sumarsam,Prof. Times: .M..... 09:50AM-10:40AM; ...W.F. 09:50AM-10:40AM; Location: WMH; MST301; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 14||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: 2||FR: 4|
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