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Jazz Harmony and Arranging 4 - JAZZ2017

Year - 2019

Students learn big band orchestration including ensemble scoring, sax soli, background writing, form and the related uses of counterpoint. There will be detailed analysis of scores of major composers and arrangers. Selected arrangements may be rehearsed by a Big Band. Students may study contemporary techniques encompassing elements of polytonality, extended instrumental effects and textural voicings.

Classes
2hr tut/wk

Assessment
Written harmony test (30%), Classwork (15%) , End of Semester large arrangement (25%), 3 x smaller arrangements at 10% each (30%)

Textbooks
Lindsay, Gary (2005) 'Jazz Arranging Techniques from Quartet to Big Band'; Nestico, Sammy "The Complete Arranger"

Additional information
These units are only available to non-jazz students

Pre-requisites

JAZZ2016

Details

Faculty: Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Jazz
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Sydney
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Craig Scott
HECS Band: 1
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