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Studies in Ethnomusicology: Music of South Asia (MUSIC 246K)

Requirements: 
GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-A-II, WAY-ED
146K
Subject: 
MUSIC

Focuses on the history, theory, and practice of South Asian music with particular emphasis on the classical traditions of North and South India. Also addresses regional folk, popular, and devotional musical styles of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Topics include: raga, tala, vocal and instrumental genres, improvisation, aesthetics, music transmission, musical nationalism, social organization of musicians, music and ritual, music and gender, and technology. Lecture with discussion, some singing (no experience necessary), guest performances, reading, listening, and analysis. Pre-/corequisite (for music majors): MUSIC 22. (WIM at 4 or 5 units only.)

Course ID: 
218 174
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit