MSA Title
Schedule Spring 2017
Lectures
  dd/m Material
1 24 Jan Class introduction: requirements, expectations, subject matter [Video.The Story of India: Beginnings]
2 26 Jan Introduction to the Indian subcontinent: geography, peoples, lifestyle, religion, history

3 31 Jan Sources of South Asian music: The Vedas
4 2 Feb Religious music traditions: kīrtan and qawwāli

5 7 Feb Quiz 1 | Music in Ancient India: Nātyaśāstra, Naradiyasiksa, Brhaddesi, & Sangītaratnākara
6 9 Feb Karnātak sangīt paddhati (the South Indian music tradition): Historical and cultural background

7 14 Feb Basics of South Indian music theory: pitch, scale, and melody [Lecture 7 supplement]
8 16 Feb Basics of South Indian music theory (continued): rhythm and meter [Lecture 8 supplement]

9 21 Feb Quiz 2 | Kriti
10 23 Feb Tāna varnam, padam, jāvali, & tilāna

11 28 Feb Rāgam-tānam-pallavi
12 2 Mar Pañcarāgam

13 7 Mar Bharata nātyam
14 9 Mar Quiz 3 | Paper topic discussion

    Spring Break

15 21 Mar Hindustāni sangit paddhati (the North Indian music tradition): Historical and cultural background
Readings by Neuman, Qureshi, Slawek, and Shankar
16 23 Mar Video.The Story of India: The Meeting of Two Oceans
  25 Mar Submit Paper Draft

17 28 Mar Rāga and Thāt (pitch, scale, and melody) & Tāla (rhythm and meter)
18 30 Mar Bhatkhande and Rāg Todi
  1 April Supplementary Assignment

19 4 Apr Bhatkhande (continuted)
20 6 Apr Quiz 4 | Alāp & gat-todā (Vilayat Khan & Zakir Hussain: Rāg Miān ki Todi)

21 11 Apr Alāp & gat-todā (Ali Akbar Khan: Rāg Miān ki Todi)
22 13 Apr Dhrupad (vocal)

23 18 Apr Dhrupad (instrumental)
24 20 Apr Study Break
  22 Apr Submit Final Paper

25 25 Apr Khayāl
26 27 Apr Thumri, Gazal, & Tablā Bandis

27 2 May Quiz 5 | Course evaluations

     

Requirements Home Outline
  28-Mar-2017