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Intermediate Taiko--Japanese Drumming
MUSC 417
Spring 2014 not offered
This course may be repeated for credit.
Crosslisting: EAST 417

This course is primarily for students who have taken Beginning Taiko--Japanese Drumming, but exceptions will be made at the discretion of the instructor. The two major goals of this class are (1) to gain a broad understanding of Japanese culture by studying the theory and performance practices of various genres of classical, folk, and contemporary music traditions, and (2) to gain a better understanding of the spirit behind the matsuri (festival) and other Japanese performance arts through learning two to three pieces on the Japanese taiko drum and basic techniques of playing the shinobue (bamboo flute). Students should wear clothes appropriate for demanding physical activity, i.e., stretching, squatting, and various large arm movements.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: PerformanceGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Music)

Last Updated on MAY-26-2020
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