MUSI 207World Music Course Summary International Band
International Band Each student will briefly present his/her instrument and play it with a musical selection of choice. While one student is presenting, the next “on deck” will be getting his/her music ready to go. After all have presented, we will play together.
Course Summary India (Northern Hindu, Southern Muslim) Middle East (monophony, ornamentation, improvisation) China (Politics: Confucius vs. Mao ZeDong) Japan (cultural and gender issues, Kabuki, Noh, etc.) Indonesia (Gamelan and influence of tourism) Sub-Saharan Africa (interlocking, call and response, com.) Europe (folk vs. urban, national styles) Latin America (socio-cultural heritage, social identity) Caribbean (shared colonial past, diversity and integration) Native American (supernatural, intertribal styles) Ethnic North America (commercialization vs. authenticity)
Evaluations • There are two evaluations to be filled out. You will receive bonus points for filling out evaluations. • Personal Evaluation – goes in the envelope (will not be viewed until AFTER grades have been posted) • Univ. Evaluation – goes in the official folder. Do not sign your name on either of these. Thanks for your feedback; I really do use it for future courses!