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Fall 2015 - Yale Department of Music

MUSI 232, “Central Javanese Gamelan Ensemble”
Wednesdays 1:30 - 3:30

An introduction to performing the orchestral music of central Java and to the theoretical and aesthetic discourses of the gamelan tradition. Students form the nucleus of a gamelan ensemble that consists primarily of tuned gongs and metallophones; interested students may arrange for additional private instruction on more challenging instruments. The course culminates in a public performance by the ensemble. No previous musical experience required. (no regular final exam; permission of instructor)

Instructor: Sumarsam, University Professor of Music, Wesleyan University

Sumarsam

BA Akademi Seni Karavitan
MA Wesleyan University
PHD Cornell University

Recent research: Islam in Indonesian performing arts. Latest book: JAVANESE GAMELAN AND THE WEST, University of Rochester Press, 2013
sumarsam@wesleyan.edu


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See also INDONESIAN LANGUAGE STUDIES AT YALE