Instruction in the performance of orchestral music of Central Java. Various levels of difficulty are represented in the playing techniques of different instruments, mainly tuned gongs and metallophones. Previous formal music instruction is not necessary. Students should not preregister for this course. Interested students should attend the first class for audition and interview.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Intercultural Literacy
Designing, creating, and realizing: The course teaches students primarily to perform, but also to discuss and analyze this specific music. Emphasis will be on the original design and presentation of certain genres and styles. A concert at the end of the semester will be part of the assignments.
Intercultural Literacy: By studying music from different nationality, ethnic group, or historical period, students will gain knowledge of cross-cultural encounter; hence promoting a comparative reflection.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)(SAST-MN)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Sorrell, Neil; A GUIDE TO THE GAMELAN
|Examinations and Assignments: |
There will be reading and listening assignments, a recital and a short paper.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Interviews will be held on Thursday, January 21 from 10:30-11:50am in World Music Hall. A list of those students accepted in the course will be posted the following day.
|Instructor(s): Sumarsam,Prof. Harjito,I. Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-11:50AM; Location: WMH; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 18
|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.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 5||1st Ranked: 2||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 3|