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Language of the Jazz Orchestra
MUSC 211
Spring 2012 not offered

This is an advanced theory course built upon materials covered in MUSC210 (Theory of Jazz Improvization) and MUSC304 (Arranging and Composing for Jazz Orchestra). Works by major composers of the genre (Ellington, Henderson, Morton, Monk, Mingus, Jones, Nelson, et al.) will be analyzed from both theoretical and cultural perspectives. The final projects will be fully developed arrangements playable by the Wesleyan Jazz Orchestra.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Logical Reasoning
Students will be creating works in a musical genre and will be studying the internal mathematics of this music system.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA MUSC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (MUSC)

Last Updated on JAN-28-2022
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