Contemplation, Sound, and Music - MUSI 4559
5/24/2021 - 6/16/2021, M-F, 10:30am - 12:45pm (music major level)
This section counts as seminar or elective in the music major. It is combined with MUSI 2559 - 004 (Lecture)
Exploration of music and sound through experiential exercises and experience-oriented readings, with special attention to the US experimental traditions of Cage, Oliveros, and the Fluxus group. Exploration of dreams and the unconscious in relation to listening and improvisation. The course includes an introduction to meditation. The course is appropriate for students with or without musical experience or experience in meditation.
Instructor: Fred Maus