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Singing to Your Instruments
MUSC 437
Fall 2011
Section: 01  
This course may be repeated for credit.

Students will learn South Indian classical music by learning to sing and then applying this knowledge to non-Indian instruments they already play. They can then use their own instruments in recitals of South Indian music and dance. Beginners will be introduced to basic exercises and simple compositions. Advanced students will be introduced to improvisation in addition to different types of compositions in various ragas and talas. Students will form an ensemble that will be encouraged to participate in on- and off-campus performances.

Essential Capabilities: Intercultural Literacy
Students are taught South Indian music by listening to the music in addition to reading. By studying music from different nationalities, ethnic groups, and historical periods, students will experience a variety of cross-cultural encounters, promoting comparative reflection.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GSAS)(MUSC)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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