MusicMUSC 206A World Music Composition

Studies in the history, structure, and cultural function of music from cultures as diverse as Global African, central European, Korean, Latin American, Indonesian, and Indian traditions. Examines ways in which composers such as Bartok, Anthony Braxton, Chou Wen-Chung, Lou Harrison, and Takemitsu sought and integrated such influences. Students choose to write critical and analytic essays on musics exhibiting diverse cultural influences, or to compose music that takes a vernacular or non-European music as a model for a compositional/improvisational approach.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Credits

5

Instructor

David Jones, Karlton Hester, Hi Kyung Kim

Repeatable for credit

Yes