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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be 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.

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