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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MUS 246 CONTEMPORARY BIG BAND LITERATURE


2 Units 1 hour lecture 3 hours lab
Limitation: Audition with college faculty demonstrating ability to sightread, identify and write key signatures, identify and write all major and minor scales, differentiate between major, minor, augmented and diminished, intervals, demonstrate an understanding of all diatonic chords in music, and demonstrate the performance of rhythmic patterns in music.
Recommended Preparation: Previous instrumental training and demonstrated proficiency in jazz performance, ability to sight read and knowledge of all scales and keys.
Performance of contemporary big band literature from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Interpretation, phrasing, and cultural context of each piece will be addressed and performed. Students are limited to a combined total of four enrollments in MUS 47, 197, and 246.
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