MUSC171 Arranging: Schedule

Andrew A. Cashner, PhD

Spring 2022, University of Rochester, Satz Dept. of Music

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Week 1. Orientation; Why arranging?

Th 1/13.

Music

Week 2. Finding the core musical ideas in an original

M 1/17. No class: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

T 1/18.

Th 1/20.

Week 3. Changing instrumentation

T 1/25.

Th 1/27.

Week 4. Changing style

T 2/1.

Th 2/3.

Week 5. Working with varying skill levels

T 2/8.

Th 2/10.

Week 6. Efficient and effective notation

T 2/15.

Th 2/17.

Week 7. Incorporating improvisation

T 2/22.

Th 2/24.

Week 8. Arranging for church and school choirs

T 3/1.

Th 3/3.

3/5–13. No class: Spring break

Week 9. Arranging for a band; arranging vs. producing

T 3/15.

Th 3/17.

Week 10. Pop vocal arranging

T 3/22.

Th 3/24.

Week 11. Broadway orchestration

T 3/29.

Th 3/31.

Week 12. Arranging for film/video; Digital arranging

T 4/5.

Th 4/7.

Week 13. Recording techniques

T 4/12.

Th 4/14.

Week 14. Ethics of arranging; cultural appropriation

T 4/19.

Th 4/21.

Week 15. Conclusions

T 4/26.

4/28–5/1. Reading days

Finals Week

Wed 5/4, 12:00 p.m.