Fall 2019 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Certificates: South Asia Studies, South Asia Studies Minor|
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.
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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.
In addition to the Wednesday class time, students are required to meet individually with Professor Balasubrahmaniyan 1 hour each week for a more specialized tutorial session.
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