Vocal Literature: The Music of Rodgers and Hart – Part 1
Study and perform over 24 famous songs by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart, an American songwriting partnership that worked on 28 stage musicals and wrote over 500 songs, including “My Funny Valentine,” “Where or When,” “The Lady is a Tramp,” “Bewitched,” “It Never Entered My Mind,” and “I Could Write a Book.” In this class, you’ll focus on melody, phrasing, lyric content, stylistic considerations, arrangements, performance techniques, and song forms that apply to the music of Rodgers and Hart. 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