MusicMUSC 81I Music of Indonesia

Explores the wealth of musical culture from throughout the Indonesian archipelago, including islands such as Bali, Java, Sumatra, and Lombok. Students learn about traditional, popular, and contemporary musics from this these islands and examine their historical, cultural, and religious interconnections. Major themes include global music theory, cultural identity, religious identity, and cultural exchange. This course also features a lab element in which students have the chance to get hands-on experience learning to play the music of Indonesia using the university’s diverse collection of Balinese and Javanese instruments.

Credits

5

General Education Code

CC

Instructor

Zachary Hejny