Brazilian Musical Styles

Course Number
PSW-361
Description
A study of the evolution of Brazilian popular music and its social and musical history. Analysis and discussion of the rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic aspects of several contemporary Brazilian musical styles and their origins. Recordings of various arrangements will be presented in traditional and contemporary versions. Analysis, through transcriptions and performance, of the role each instrument performs in an ensemble.
Credits
2
Prerequisites
None
Required Of
None
Electable By
All B.M. and P.D. students
Semesters Offered
Fall, Spring
Location
Boston
Department
PERF
Course Chair
Karen Bell
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