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Hindu Musical Traditions - A Cultural Immersion

TAT3101 – This course is the first in a 2-Course sequence in the Hindu Musical Traditions – Shastriya Sangeet. Hindu Musical Traditions (Shastriya Sangeet traditions) are ancient and diverse.  This course takes students through a cultural immersion into the world of ragas and talas through guided listening experiences and a gentle orientation to the theory of ragas and talas. It also offers insight into Indian musical pedagogy and provides a nuanced understanding of the current state of Indian Art Music.

A late payment fee of $50 will be charged for all the Winter 2022 courses registrations after January 2, 2022.

 

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Course Code: TAT3101

Credit Hours: 1

Course Level: 300

$300.00

TAT3101 – This course is the first in a 2-Course sequence in the Hindu Musical Traditions – Shastriya Sangeet. Hindu Musical Traditions (Shastriya Sangeet traditions) are ancient and diverse.  This course takes students through a cultural immersion into the world of ragas and talas through guided listening experiences and a gentle orientation to the theory of ragas and talas. It also offers insight into Indian musical pedagogy and provides a nuanced understanding of the current state of Indian Art Music.

A late payment fee of $50 will be charged for all the Winter 2022 courses registrations after January 2, 2022.

 

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Course Content:

While Indian music traditions are diverse, the core of the various traditions stands out as unique with their emphasis on ‘the raga’ and ‘the tala’ and a core of commonality that is rooted in spirituality.  In this course, our goal is to provide a nuanced understanding of ragas, talas, and compositional forms in Karnatic and Hindustani music traditions.

Course Learning Objectives:

The student should be able to:

  1. Obtain a basic understanding of the framework of Ragas and the Indian melodic framework and Talas and the cyclical nature of time
  2. Discuss the Melakarta Raga System of Karnatic Music and the That System of Hindustani music.
  3. Experientially understand the feel of ragas in Hindustani and Karnatic music.
  4. Experientially understand the feel of talas in Hindustani and Karnatic music
  5. Clearly distinguish between the Karnatic, Khyal, Dhrupad traditions.
  6. Clearly articulate the similarities and differences between the Kriti, the Khyal, and the Dhrupad
  7. Obtain a brief understanding of the Western world’s study and outlook on Indian music.
  8. Discuss issues facing contemporary Indian music

There will be a minimum of 1 contact hour every week. The class is structured in a way that promotes discussion and debate based on listening experiences and reading material. While the content being discussed in each class will be concluded within 60 minutes, the discussion time will be free format and can continue for an additional 30 minutes maximum. During the course, students will be required to complete one examination and submit one short essay.

Prerequisites: Enrollment into a Program of study

Faculty / Instructor: Dr. Kanniks Kannikeswaran

Required / Elective: Elective

Start Date: January 18, 2022

End Date: March 22, 2022

Time: 08:00 pm EST – 09:30 pm EST

Day: Every Tuesday

Quarter Offered: Winter 2022

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