Fall 2008 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Course Cluster: Southern Asia Studies|
This course will introduce advanced students of KARNATAK vocal music to RAGA ALAPANA and SVARA KALPANA, the most important forms of melodic improvisation. Students will begin by learning precomposed examples of these forms. As they become comfortable with idiom, they will progress to designing their own improvisations.
South Indian music is learned by listening rather than by reading music.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)(SAST-MN)
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Weekly listening and transcription assignments.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Daily practice is expected.
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