Latin/Afro-Cuban Styles

Course Number
ENLT-220
Description
In the Latin/Afro-Cuban Styles ensemble, students will learn and apply instrument-appropriate roles to perform popular music from Cuba and Brazil. Through participation in weekly supervised rehearsals, students will gain experience in performing styles such as son, descarga, cha-cha, mambo, danzón, songo, and bembé from Cuba, as well as bossa nova, samba, and partido alto from Brazil. Emphasis will be given to stylistic integrity, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic accuracy.
Credits
1
Prerequisites
Overall ensemble rating 4
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring, Summer
Location
Boston
Department
ENS
Course Chair
Sean Skeete
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