On Tuesday April 11th, will be the final seminar on the Music of South America by Leo Blanco.
Open to the general public. Recommended to faculty, students and all the music community in Boston.
This is part of a series of seminars that studies the music of South America. Each session is dedicated to the music of Perú, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia. We discuss their traditional and folk genres and how it has evolved into current contemporary expressions.
Each session is dedicated to the music of Perú, Argentina, Venezuela, Colombia. Their traditional and folk genres and how it has evolved into current contemporary expressions.
How history, culture, politics, geographic among considerations, have influenced the music in this region.
Participants will have a comprehensive understanding of the multi-cultural and multi-racial roots of hispanic american music. How indigenous presence, european occupation and african diaspora have shaped the music of South America and its differences compared to North american’s music development.
Audio recordings, documentaries, scores and different musical examples will be used in each session.Through the analysis of performances and compositions, performers and composers will learn how to extract musical elements of South American traditional genres and how to apply them in different modern musical scenarios.
TUESDAY April 11th at 4PM
Room N (basement)
1140 Boylston St