Pop Choir by Diego Caravano – CFA 4

Form: 60 hours
CFA: 4
Teachers: Diego Caravano 
Frequency: Weekly
Entry Requirements: Audition that includes a timbre and intonation evaluation and a sight reading test (Cold read meaning a piece not seen prior to the exam)
Class size: 30 students
Places available: 10
Limitations: Free to all students in all academic courses (excluding students of Canto Popular since it is already required in the study plan), pre-academic, traditional two-year, and personalized, on audition.

Contents:

  1. The study will be based on an order of increasing difficulty of execution. Development of choral sound through breathing exercises and collective vocalizations.
  2. Reading at first sight of: Pozzoli – Sung solfeggio with 2 voices
  3. JS Bach Choral-Gesänge
  4. Solfeggio Original Progressive; Original Progressive Solfeggio with 3-4 voices
  5. Orchestration / performance of traditional songs and original arrangements:

FIRST YEAR

  1. Here There and Everywhere – Beatles (arrangement by Diego Caravano)
  2. Ebony & Ivory – S.Wonder P. McCartney (arr. D. Carvano)
  3. Invisible Sun – Police (arr. D. Caravano)
  4. Women – Zucchero (arr. D. Caravano)
  5. I could not rest – Sardinian song by Salvatore Sini
  6. A good girl – Luigi Tenco (arr. D. Caravano)
  7. Like someone in love- Heusen / Burke (arr. D. Caravano)

SECOND YEAR

  1. Endless – Gino Paoli (arr. D. Caravano)
  2. Joska the red – Bepi de Marzi
  3. Waterloo / Mamma mia – Abba (arr. D. Caravano)
  4. Kiss from a rose – Seal (arr. D. Caravano)
  5. Quiet Place – Take 6 (arr. D. Caravano)
  6. Faust Arp – Radiohead (arr. D. Caravano)
  7. Streetlife – Crusaders (arr. D. Caravano)

Development of choral sound through breathing exercises and collective vocalizations.

Reading at first sight of: Pozzoli – Solfeggi Cantati with 2 voices

JS Bach Choral-Gesänge

Original Progressive Solfeggio for 3-4 voices

References:

None except maybe those given by the teacher

Eligibility on the part of the teacher