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South Indian Music--Percussion
MUSC 433 FA
This course may be repeated for credit.
Students may learn mridangam, the barrel-shaped drum, kanjira, the frame drum, or konakkol, spoken rhythm. All are used in the performance of classical South Indian music and dance. Beginning students will learn the
of technique and will study the formation of phrases with stroke combinations. Advanced classes will be a continuation of lessons in a variety of talas. Individual classes supplemented by a weekly group section.
Compositions and/or exercises are presented orally or in notation. Through practice, students master the assignments from one lesson to the next.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Daily practice of lessons, memorization of technical exercises and rhythmic compositions. In class final exam will test performance skills.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Strict attendance is compulsory. Admission by interview.
Preference will be given to continuing students, then to music department graduate students and music majors, particularly those specializing in percussion.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
MUSC212 OR MUSC110
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- Instructor(s): Nelson,David Paul
- Times: TBA; Location: MST202;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 8)
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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