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Spring 2017 : Music, Sound, and Embodiment - MUSI 4520

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2017 Fall Weekly Contemplative Activities Calendar

Contemplative Activities Calendar - Free Weekly Events

Title

Spring 2017 : Music, Sound, and Embodiment - MUSI 4520

When

Wed. Jan 18, 2017 - Tue. May 2, 2017 (15 weeks)
Every Monday, Wednesday from 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM

Where

Old Cabell Hall 113

We will consider various intersections among sound, music, consciousness, and embodiment. Topics will include the embodied experiences of performers, embodiment in relation to listeners’ experiences of classical music, trance states, music therapy, subjectivity in clubbing, improvisation, environmental sound, and the experimental practices of John Cage, Pauline Oliveros, and the Fluxus group. Class meetings will include discussion of readings and extensive experiential work (contemplation, movement, improvisation, and performances from verbal scores).

No enrollment requirements or requirment designation.

Instructor: Fred Maus

This course is offered by the Music department.