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Indonesian Gamelan: Special Studies (6 points)


Leader: Margaret Kartomi

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

Synopsis: This unit aims to develop advanced Javanese or Sundanese gamelan performance skills and foster an interest in and understanding of contemporary composition for gamelan. It includes the study of advanced gamelan theory and performance practice, and ideas, techniques and historical and recent developments in gamelan composition, both in Java and internationally

Assessment: Essay (1500 words): 25% + Written/oral/composition assignment: 15% + Examination (1 hour): 10% Performance assessment/concert: 50%

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

Prerequisites: Prior experience in gamelan practice/theory plus audition

Prohibitions: MUS3490

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