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South Indian Voice - Intermediate
MUSC 431 FA
This course may be repeated for credit.
A continued exploration of the song forms begun in Beginning South Indian Voice, with emphasis on the forms varnam and kriti, the cornerstones of the South Indian concert repertoire. Specific exercises will also be given
to prepare students for the improvisational forms they will encounter in the advanced class to follow.
Brown, Robert E.; "India's Music" in CHAPTERS IN INDIAN CIVILIZATION, ed. Joseph Elder
Powers, Harold S.; "India", NEW GROVES DICTIONARY OF MUSIC, ed. Stanley Sadie.
P.; SOUTH INDIAN MUSIC, Vols I-VI
Wade, Bonnie C.; MUSIC IN INDIA: THE CLASSICAL TRADITIONS
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Regular practice of lessons, periodic reading assignments, memorization of technical exercises and compositions. At the end of two semesters, students will give an informal presentation of their work.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Rudimentary sense of pitch and rhythm is required. Interested students should sign up in room 313 Music Studios.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
MUSC110 AND MUSC430
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Balasubrahmaniyan,B.
- Times: TBA; Location: MST313;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 9)
- SR. major: 2 Jr. major: 2
- SR. non-major: 2 Jr. non-major: 1 SO: 2 FR: 0
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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