Vocal Literature: The Music of Harold Arlen – Part 1

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Study and perform over 24 famous compositions by Harold Arlen, who wrote some of the greatest hits from the 30’s and 40’s, including the entire score to the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz.” Other Arlen songs include “Come Rain or Come Shine,” “Stormy Weather,” “It’s Only a Paper Moon,” and “I’ve Got the World on a String.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to Arlen’s music. Part 1 of 2. At the end of the 12-week session, you will perform with an instrumental trio.

Suggested Prerequisite: Introduction to Jazz Singing