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South Indian Music--Percussion

MUSC 433
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.
Certificates: South Asian Studies

Students may learn mridangam, the barrel-shaped drum; kanjira, the frame drum; or konakkol, spoken rhythm. All are used in the performance of classical South Indian music and dance. Beginning students will learn the fundamentals of technique and will study the formation of phrases with stroke combinations. Advanced classes will be a continuation of lessons in a variety of talas. Individual classes supplemented by a weekly group section.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
Students are taught South Indian percussion by listening to the music rather than by reading.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: MUSC212
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GSAS-MN)(MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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