MusicMUSC 150D Special Topics in Theory: Southeast Asia

Explores the relationship between music theory and culture as it introduces students to a range of musical styles throughout Southeast Asia, with a slight focus on the gamelan music of Indonesia. Students also learn about traditional and popular musics from Korea, China, India, and Vietnam, as well as examine the interconnections and relationships between music from different locations. Major themes include global music theory, cultural identity, authenticity, exoticism, fetishism, nationalism, class dynamics, and cultural exchange.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MUSC 30A, or by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall

Instructor

Brian Baumbusch