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APST 140 - Internalizing Rhythms


Semester Offered: First and Second Semester
Credits (Range): 1 Hour
A workshop for instrumentalists and vocalists that focuses on the student’s ability to internalize and comprehend a range of rhythms that originate in multiple cultures. The teaching emphasizes speaking rhythm and then performing the lessons on the frame drum. The course materials are based upon a contemporary application of old-world teaching methods from North Africa, the Mid-east, and South India. The rhythms are poly-rhythmical an cyclical in nature. The playing techniques implemented are basic hand and finger techniques adapted from South Indian drumming and can be applied to a variety of percussion instruments.
Instructor: J. Haddad
Prerequisites & Notes
Consent of instructor required.
Enrollment Limit: 12.


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