Writing in Folkloric Latin Styles
Offered - Fall
Course number - CW-P217
This course examines the folkloric music from Latin America that informs today's contemporary music. Topics include traditional musical styles, forms, instrumentation, arranging techniques, melody, and harmony. Folkloric music from the following countries is studied: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The course focuses on applications of these styles in contemporary arranging and composition.
Course Chair: Matthew Nicholl
Prerequisites: AR-111, ET-112, and HR-112
Required of: None
Electable by: All