21M.292 Music of Indonesia


Class Info

Provides an introduction to the fascinating, intricate music of Indonesia with a special focus on Bali. Examines diverse traditions across the archipelago from both musical and cultural perspectives, from the gamelan percussion orchestras of Bali and Java to the indigenous folk traditions of Borneo, from the most sacred ritual music to the most modern popular music. Students analyze and discuss the cultural significance of musical examples, and engage in hands-on music making.

This class has no prerequisites.

21M.292 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Tilley.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in N52-199.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information at the Music and Theater Arts (Course 21M) < MIT site or on the 21M.292 Stellar site.

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