Vocal Ensemble

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HistMusic Listening #2: Crumb: Black Angels

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

George Crumb composed Black Angels in 1970 in reaction to the Vietnam War. A handout about this piece, the composer and some of its music notation was given in class. Crumb was born in 1929 and is still alive today.

WRITTEN RESPONSE - DUE MONDAY FEB 8

Listen again to the entire piece (all three sections) with the handout in front of you...

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HistMusic Listening #1: Reich: Different Trains

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

First movement of Different Trains by Steve Reich. Reich composed this piece in 1988. A handout about this piece was given in class. 

WRITTEN RESPONSE - DUE THURSDAY FEB 4

We listened to the piece in class and jotted some thoughts down with Copland's three ways of listening in mind:

  1. Sensuous plane – listening for the sheer pleasure of...
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11th Grade Vocal Ensemble - Course Description

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Vocal Ensemble is both a performance-driven chamber choir focused on the rehearsal and performance of choral and vocal music, and a supportive environment to try new things, experiment with improvisation, and have fun creating music together. The class places emphasis on vocal development, independence in part-singing, stylistic...

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