Afro-Cuban Piano Montunos Ensemble
Offered - Fall, Spring
Course number - ENPN-246
This course emphasizes rhythmic aspects and the historical context of Afro-Cuban piano montunos. Harmonic vocabulary includes triads and sixth chords in inversions, and "A" and "B" standard jazz voicings for major, minor, and dominant seventh chords. Harmonic contexts used in class encompass one chord, I-IV-V-VI-I progression and variations, and standard jazz tunes. All examples are in duple meter.
Course Chair: Stephany Tiernan
Prerequisites: ILPN-112 and ILPN-122, or overall ensemble 2
Required of: None
Electable by: Piano principals