Advanced Writing in Latin Styles

Course Number
CW-313
Description
An advanced study of writing in a variety of Latin styles, including modern and traditional orchestration concepts, style-specific aspects of form and structure, score analysis, score and part preparation, and production tips that will give the composer, arranger, or orchestrator the proper tools to get the best results either in the studio or in a live performance. Styles covered include mambo, guaguancó, bomba, timba, bolero, danzón, tango reggae, samba, and partido alto. Students will create arrangements of existing works and original pieces for a variety of ensembles of different sizes and instrumentation.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
AR-111 and CW-225
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Semesters Offered
Spring Only
Location
Boston
Department
CWP
Course Chair
Andrea Pejrolo
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