Creating Musical Community
Description: (Same as Ethnomusicology M103, Global Jazz Studies M103, and Music M103.) Seminar, four hours; discussion, one hour. Limited to school of music majors. Faculty and students make music together in different modes. Students learn certain repertoire, refine it, and bring it to concert performance. Students critically engage musical literacies and notion of social contract that forms basis of musical notation. Drawing from American music folk game traditions, highlights complex history of this country and way in which entire body is used as resource when instruments are unavailable. Letter grading.