|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: (AFAM-MN)(AFAM)(MUSC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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 email the instructor and attend the first class to audition.
|Instructor(s): Hoggard,Jay Clinton Times: ..T.R.. 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: RHH001; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 19
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|