Advanced Writing in Latin Styles
Offered - Spring
Course number - CW-P313
An advanced study of writing in a variety of Latin styles, including modern and traditional orchestration concepts, style-specific aspects of form and structure, score analysis, score and part preparation, and production tips that will give the composer, arranger, or orchestrator the proper tools to get the best results either in the studio or in a live performance. Styles covered include mambo, guaguanc'o, bomba, timba, bolero, danz'on, tango reggae, samba, and partido alto. Students will create arrangements of existing works and original pieces for a variety of ensembles of different sizes and instrumentation.
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Prerequisites: AR-111 and CW-225
Required of: None
Electable by: All