Cuban Moves and Grooves

Course Number
ENLT-210
Description

Students learn the roots—key percussion patterns, movement patterns, social/historical context—of a variety of Cuban music genres (son, rumba, cha cha, bolero, bembé, Afro-Cuban). Vocal and instrumental course sections meet biweekly as a combined class for immersion in the roots of each feel, participating in call and response singing, percussion ensemble exercises, and dancing, to enrich their experience of the repertoire.

Credits
1
Prerequisites
Overall ensemble rating 3
Electable By
All
Required Of
None
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston Campus
Department
ENS
Course Chair
Ron Savage

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