Melodic Interpretation of Brazilian Music for Wind Instruments
Berk Recital Hall
1140 Boylston Street
Boston, MA, 02215
Topics covered include melodic characteristics, notation, articulation, phrasing, styles, interpretation of syncopated rhythms, rhythmic variations, and improvisation. We will look at several styles including choro, maxixe, samba, partido alto, samba-funk, bossa nova, baião, ijexá, xote, and frevo styles. Live and recorded examples will be played.