MUSICOL 567 - Music of the Middle East, India, and Southeast Asia
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course covers the primary musical genres and traditions of West-, South-, and Southeast Asia. We will pay attention to musical elements, style, structure, and form, and address aesthetics, composition, improvisation, preservation, transmission, dissemination, authenticity, innovation, and modernity. The course goal is to familiarize students with selected vocal and instrumental styles and forms of these regions. At the same time, the course aims to impart a critical perspective to the study of Asian music.

Course Requirements:

Grading will be based on three exams, three creative assignments, and a final paper.

Intended Audience:

Graduate students elect MUSICOL 567.

MUSICOL 567 - Music of the Middle East, India, and Southeast Asia
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 2:00PM - 3:30PM
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