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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
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MUSC 345 - Arab Music Theory I


Students will review the concepts of Arab music instrumental and singing forms. The course covers details of maqam construction, jins intervals, darb construction, and fundamental concepts of Arab music texture and instrumentation. By the end of the semester, students will be able to analyze Arab music instrumental and singing forms and extract darbs and maqamat from them. In addition students will be able to compose Arab music in a professional sense with the ability to modulate maqamat and change darbs in the same piece.
Prerequisites
MUSC 245 and 246.

Co-requisite: MUSC 346.
(3 cr.)



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