Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Mus 526 Instrumental Jazz Arranging

In-depth study and application of the fundamentals of composing and arranging for small to large jazz ensembles. Subjects included are history, transposition, instruments, forms, harmonic and melodic construction, rhythm section, voicing, moving harmonization, score and part preparation, vocal arranging techniques, rehearsal techniques, and MIDI applications. Instructor approval required. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as Mus 426 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the third course in a sequence of three: Mus 524, Mus 525, and Mus 526.


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