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Schedule Spring 2013
Lectures
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1 22 Jan Class introduction: requirements, expectations, subject matter [Video: Discovering the Music of India]
2 24 Jan Introduction to the Indian subcontinent: geography, peoples, lifestyle, religion, history

3 29 Jan Sources of South Asian music: The Vedas
4 31 Jan Religious music traditions: kīrtan and qawwāli

5 5 Feb Ancient treatises: Natyasastra, Naradiyasiksa, Brhaddesi, & Sangitaratnakara
6 7 Feb Quiz 1 | Karnātak sangit paddhati (the South Indian music tradition): Historical and cultural background

7 12 Feb Basics of South Indian music theory: pitch, scale, and melody [Lecture 7 supplement]
8 14 Feb Basics of South Indian music theory (continued): rhythm and meter [Lecture 8 supplement]

9 19 Feb Kriti
10 21 Feb Quiz 2 | Tāna varnam, padam, jāvali, & tilāna

11 26 Feb Rāgam-tānam-pallavi
12 28 Feb Pañcarāgam

13 5 Mar Bharata nātyam
14 7 Mar Quiz 3 | Paper topic discussion

  Spring Break  

15 19 Mar Hindustani sangit paddhati (the North Indian music tradition): Historical and cultural background
Neuman: "Becoming a Musician" and "Being a Musician"
16 21 Mar Pitch, scale, and melody; Rhythm and meter
  23 Mar Submit Paper Draft

17 26 Mar Alap & gat-toda (Vilayat Khan & Zakir Hussain: Rag Mian ki Todi)
18 28 Mar Bhatkhande and Rag Todi

19 2 Apr Quiz 4 | Alap & gat-toda (Ali Akbar Khan: Rag Mian ki Todi)
20 4 Apr Dhrupad (vocal)

21 9 Apr Guest Lecture
22 11 Apr Guest Lecture

23 16 Apr Dhrupad (instrumental)
24 18 Apr Quiz 5 [on alap; gat-toda; dhrupad]
  20 Apr Submit Final Paper

25 23 Apr Khayal,
26 25 Apr Thumri, Gazal, & Tabla Bandis

27 30 May Quiz 6 | Course evaluations

     

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  25-Apr-2013