Writing in Folkloric Latin Styles

Course Number
CW-217
Description
This course examines the folkloric music from Latin America that informs today's contemporary music. Topics include traditional musical styles, forms, instrumentation, arranging techniques, melody, and harmony. Folkloric music from the following countries is studied: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The course focuses on applications of these styles in contemporary arranging and composition.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
AR-111, ET-112, and HR-112
Electable By
All
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Fall Only
Location
Boston Campus
Department
CWP
Course Chair
Andrea Pejrolo

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