Advanced Writing in Latin Styles

CW-313
Credits: 
2
Prerequisites: 
AR-111 and CW-225
Electable by: 
All
Required of: 
None
Semesters Offered: 
Spring Only
Location: 
Boston Campus
Courses may not be offered at the listed location(s) each semester. Consult my.berklee.edu for specific term availability.

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, guaguancó, bomba, timba, bolero, danzón, 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.

Department: 
CWP
Course chair: 
Andrea Pejrolo