MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
Winter 2019, Section 001 - Chinese Music Theatre
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Music History and Musicology (MUSICOL)
Department: Music School
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Advisory Prerequisites:
May be repeated for credit.
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This is an experimental and hands-on course on Chinese music and culture for students with no prior experience with China. Students will study a small repertory of selected Chinese musical masterpieces, analyzing their scores, reading about their composition and performance processes. Students will learn, from visiting artists, singing Chinese songs, arias, and playing Chinese musical instruments.

Course Requirements:

Course assignments include: arrangement of a piece of Chinese music into a work for a Western musical instrument, its performance by the student, and a research paper on the Chinese piece and its arrangement for Western music performance.

Intended Audience:

Graduate students elect 508.001


MUSICOL 408 - Special Course
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/9/19 - 4/23/19
002 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
1/9/19 - 4/23/19

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