Fall 2017 not offered
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This course is an intensive study of large-ensemble repertoire composed by Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Thad Jones, Fletcher Henderson, and others. A yearlong commitment to rehearsal of the compositions as well as listening and reading assignments will culminate in a second-semester public concert.
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|Course Format: Performance||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Several books concerning the composers' lives and their musical works as well as materials concerning the overall idiom.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Intensive practice and rehearsal of the compositions as well as class presentations of the readings.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course is only for those with commitment. Skill and experience are highly desirable but consistent practice and commitment is the biggest prerequisite.
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
Interested students should audition at the first class.