MSA Title
Spring 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:40-5:00, Zankel 215
MU 309: An examination of the major musical phenomena of the Indian subcontinent and their historical and cultural background. Topics include Hindustani and Karnatak classical musical styles, religious music, popular music, and selected regional genres.
Course goals:
  • to understand the principle concepts and genres of the Hindustani and Karnatak classical music traditions.
  • to recognize key compositional and performance techniques associated with the classical traditions.
  • to be able to place the musical practices of South Asia in their societal and cultural contexts.

    Schedule Outline Requirements
      Gordon Thompson  
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    Department of Music
    Saratoga Springs, New York
    2 January, 2018