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Indonesian Gamelan: Special Studies (6 points)


Leader: Margaret Kartomi

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

Synopsis: The unit aims to develop advanced Javanese gamelan performance skills, develop critical reading and writing skills based on the relevant literature 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 (2500 words): 25% + Critical reading assignment: 10% + Written/oral assignment/composition: 15% + Performance assessment and concert: 40% + Examination (1 hour): 10%

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

Prerequisites: Prior experience in gamelan practice/theory and audition

Prohibitions: MUS2490

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