Faculty of Arts


PACIFIC 210

Pacific Music and Dance 2


Description

Instruction in the intermediate music and dance forms of specific Pacific nations. Practical focus on the acquisition of fundamental music and dance skills, for example songs, commands, gestures, posture, costumes, discussion of styles, instruments, performer categories and the place of the performing arts in the identified Pacific cultures. Two to four basic music and dance items will normally be taught during the semester. Students will examine the content of contemporary music intervened into traditional music. Special attention will be given to aspects of the Pacific languages that are relevant to Pacific performing arts.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Reading/Texts


Recommended Reading


Assessment

Coursework only

Points

PACIFIC 210: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

PACIFIC 110 and 15 points from COOKIS 101, 102, 201, 301, SAMOAN 101, 201, 301, TONGAN 101, 201, 301

Restrictions

COOKIS 210, SAMOAN 210, TONGAN 210


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