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MUSC 5A - 01   West Javanese Gamelan Ensemble: Beginning

2019 Summer Quarter

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Class Details

Career
Undergraduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
71071
Type
Studio
Credits
2 units
General Education
PR-C
Status
Closed
Available Seats
0
Enrollment Capacity
40
Enrolled
40
Wait List Capacity
0
Wait List Total
0

Description

Instruction in practice and performance of gamelan music from Java or Sunda. Preparation of several works for public presentation. May be repeated for credit.

Class Notes

This performance class introduces students to the gamelan music of West Java, Indonesia. The gamelan ensemble, made up primarily of gongs, metallophones, and drums, consists of around twenty instruments and requires close cooperation between musicians to perform. Students will learn to play several of the percussion instruments of this ensemble culminating in a public performance by the class of traditional music of West Java. No prior music experience or familiarity with gamelan is required for participation.

Meeting Information

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
W 09:00AM-12:00PM Gamelan Stu 230B Sumarna,U. 06/24/19 - 07/26/19
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