Contemporary South American Folkloric Music

Course Number
ENGB-220
Description

The South American Contemporary Music Ensemble focuses on the performance of modern arrangements of music from different South American countries such as Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Ecuador, and others. This course emphasizes stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy. Students use advanced analytical tools by learning how to recognize traditional elements in folkloric music from different regions in South America. Using unique creative processes, the students adapt these traditional elements into modern arrangements of the same tunes, or new compositions inspired from these folkloric elements.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
Written approval of course instructor
Required Of
None
Electable By
All
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Valencia
Department
ENS
Course Chair
Sean Skeete
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