Courses

e.g. AR or AR-211
e.g. Film or "Bass Lab"

ILGT-323

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-223
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

A lab for guitar principals continuing the development of harmonic and voice-leading concepts introduced in ILGT-223. Various string combinations and voicing sizes will be introduced, and a more in-depth examination of modal harmonies and upper-structure triads will be developed.

ILGT-325

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

A systematic technique developing a complete rhythm section style of accompaniment playing, ideal for duo and trio situations. Class participation involves weekly performance of standard, jazz, blues, or Latin tunes.

ILGT-327

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-227
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Students will record solo guitar pieces of their choice, which may include original arrangements, transcriptions, adaptations in various genres, and Guitar Department-produced handouts. Recordings may also include chord soloing with rhythm section.

ILGT-331

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: None
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Applications, scope, and limitations of guitar synthesizers. Understanding the operating principles of guitar synthesizers as they have evolved with developments in technology. Discussion of appropriate performance techniques and related problems.

ILGT-333

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: None
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Hands-on training with current digital equipment and electronic devices. Approaches to effective performance using various signal-processing equipment.

ILGT-340

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Study and performance of the guitar playing style of George Benson through recordings and transcriptions. Students will focus on the artist's harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic styles.

ILGT-341

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-241
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

A continuation of ILGT-241, with more advanced theory and techniques. Analysis becomes secondary, and in-class performance is emphasized. Instructor demonstration is continued.

ILGT-343

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Study of guitar performance skills based on the music of Jeff Beck. Concentration on intonation, tone production, transcription skills, and a variety of techniques both conventional and unorthodox.

ILGT-344

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Study and performance of the guitar playing style of Jim Hall through recordings and transcriptions. Students will explore Jim Hall's conceptual approaches to rhythm, melody, and harmony.

ILGT-345

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Instrumental lab for guitar principals with third-semester or higher standing. Emphasis on application of theory and musicianship concepts presented in core music studies (harmony and ear training) to modern rock guitar improvisation.

ILGT-346

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: None
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

This course teaches guitarists the music of the Allman Brothers band. Students will be given transcriptions and learn to play the music of the Allman Brothers Band, which will include analysis and improvisation pertaining to the harmonic structure of the tunes. Slide technique, pentatonic and modal scale applications, chord forms, and arpeggios will also be incorporated into the class.

ILGT-347

1 credit(s)
Course Chair: Larry Baione
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Required of: None
Electable by: Guitar principals
Prerequisites: ILGT-119
Department: GUIT
Location: Boston Campus

Study of guitar performance skills based on the music of Jimi Hendrix. Concentration on intonation, tone production, transcription skills, and a variety of techniques both conventional and unorthodox.

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