|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
1. Chapters of the following books:
Blum, Stephen, Christopher Hasty, Richard Wolf. THOUGHT AND PLAYING MUSICAL RHYTHM:ASIAN, AFRICAN, AND EURO-AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES. Oxford University Press, 2018.
Brinner, Benjamin. KNOWING MUSIC, MAKING MUSIC: JAVANESE GAMELAN AND THE THEORY OF MUSICAL COMPETENCE AND INTERACTION. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
Harnish, David & Anne Rasmussen, eds. DIVINE INSPIRATIONS: MUSIC AND ISLAM IN INDONESIA. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Perlman, Marc. UNPLAYED MELODIES: JAVANESE GAMELAN AND THE GENESIS OF MUSIC THEORY. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Solis, Ted, ed. PERFORMING ETHNOMUSICOLOGY: TEACHING AND REPRESENTATION IN WORLD MUSIC ENSEMBLES. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004.
Sumarsam. JAVANESE GAMELAN AND THE WEST. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2013.
Tenzer, Michael. GAMELAN GONG KEBYAR: THE ARTS OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY BALINESE MUSIC. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Listening, biweekly report, and final paper
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Topic: HISTORICAL CONTEXTS AND THEORIES OF INDONESIAN MUSIC
The seminar examines the contexts, theories, and performance of Indonesian music as they are precipitated by historical events, such as trade, religious conversion, colonialism, and nationalism. A portion of the course is devoted to workshops, including instruction on the performance of gamelan and vocal music.
|Instructor(s): Sumarsam,Prof. Times: .M.W... 10:50AM-12:10PM; Location: MST301; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 8||JR major: 7|| || |
|Seats Available: 9||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: X|
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