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Performance Studies: Indonesian Gamelan (6 points)


Leader: Margaret Kartomi

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to the theory and practice of Javanese gamelan and its relationship to Javanese society, culture and performing arts, including dance and theatre. Ensembles, tuning and modal systems, musical structure and form, transmission and sociology of performance, and performance theory. Development of aurally-based performance skills.

Assessment: Essay (1500 words): 30% + Written assignments (500 words equivalent): 10% + Performance assessment and concert: 60%

Contact Hours: 3 hours (1 hour lecture and 2 hours of practical performance class) per week

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