LCS 280 AE – Introduction to World Music
classical, folk and popular music; globalization; ethnicity; tradition; invented tradition;
identity, managed traditionalism, deterritorialization, musical diaspora, folk song and folk
musicians; affinity interculture; transnational migrants, ritual, music and politics
Folk and Popular Music—
Folk Song and Folk Musicians—
India Chapter 6
Terms and Concepts:
cultural contact in India’s history, characteristics of Indian music
drone, sruti-box, Hindustani music (sitar, tabla),
music [mridangam, veena, tambura, alapana, tanam, kriti (pallavi, anupallavi,
charanam)] Bollywood aesthetics (film plot/characters, music, dance, costume, etc.),
CD 2: Tracks 20-21; CD 3: Track 1
Raga—Color or mood, Complex scales, intonations, and phrases.
Sitar—plucked stringed instrument, complex harmonic resonance.