Blues: Analysis and Application

Course Number
MLAN-251
Description

A study of the evolution of the blues, combined with compositional application of various blues styles. Historical study focusing on the blues as a complete and complex form as well as the basic foundation for other styles. Analysis includes examination of harmonic movement, rhythmic and melodic construction, and lyric content.

Credits
2
Prerequisites
HR-211
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Major Elective for
Songwriting
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
HARM
Course Chair
George Russell Jr.
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