Vocal Literature: The Music of Cole Porter

Course Description

Study and perform famous Cole Porter compositions, some of the cleverest, funniest, and most romantic songs ever written, like “Night and Day,” “I Get A Kick Out of You,” “You’re the Top,” “Begin the Beguine,” “My Heart Belongs to Daddy,” “You’d Be So Nice To Come Home To,” “So In Love,” “Get Out of Town,” and “I Love You.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to Porter’s music.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing