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Curricular information is subject to change
All students completing this module will:
1. Gain facility on the different instruments of the Javanese gamelan.
2. Acquire a thorough understanding of traditional Javanese musical forms.
3. Develop overall musicianship through the practice of ensemble playing.
Returning students who have completed previous gamelan modules will also acquire further skills in the improvisatory techniques typical of the tradition.
Indonesian Music Theory
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Continuous Assessment: Monitoring students' progress at set tasks, up to and including concert recital or recording
|Throughout the Trimester
|Practical Examination: Recital or Final Recording
|Practical Examination: Pre-recital assessment
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
The teacher will monitor the students' progress throughout the term. Regular feedback and guidance will be given to each student in the ensemble, especially in the final weeks before the evaluation. Students are expected to integrate this feedback into their playing by rehearsing at their instrument outside of class time.