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Academic Year 2005/2006
Improvisation in Cross Cultural Perspective
MUSC 513 SP
This course will explore musical improvisation around the world from a variety of theoretical and practical perspectives. Readings on theories of improvisational processes, as well as on specific musical traditions in
United States, India, Indonesia, Africa, and elsewhere, will combine with practical transcription and analysis projects.
Articles and chapters by Bruno Nettl, Paul Berliner, Harold Powers, Ingrid Monson, Jack Goody, Larry Gushee, Lois Ibsen al Faruqi, T. Viswanathan, Bell Yung, George Lewis, and many others.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Final research paper. Weekly writing assignments.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Graduate seminar; undergraduates by exception and permission.
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- Instructor(s): Charry,Eric S.
- Times: .....F. 09:00AM-12:00PM; Location: OLIN327B;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 12)
- 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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