Vocal Literature: The Music of Alan & Marilyn Bergman

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Study and perform the songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman, whose award-winning songs include “The Windmills of Your Mind,” “So Many Stars,” “What Matters Most,” “Love Like Ours,” “Moonlight,” ” What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life,” “Nice ‘n’ Easy,” “The Summer Knows,” and the score for “Yentl.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to the Bergmans’ music.

Suggested Prerequisite: Five Great American Songbook literature classes and Chart Writing

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