The Concertos and Sonatas of Bach, Handel, Haydn and Mozart

Explore the concerto and sonata repertoire created by four of the greatest composers of the late Baroque and Classical eras, comparing and contrasting their achievements and the reasons for their particular interest in the genre.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Bach I – Concertos and Sonatas composed at Cöthen
  • Bach II – Concertos and Sonatas composed at Leipzig
  • Handel I – Concertos and Sonatas composed in Italy, Hannover and London
  • Handel II – Concertos and Sonatas composed in London
  • Haydn I – Concertos and Sonatas composed at Eisenstadt and Esterháza
  • Haydn II – Concertos and Sonatas composed at Eisenstadt, Vienna and London
  • Mozart I – Concertos and Sonatas composed at Salzburg and in Italy
  • Mozart II – Concertos and Sonatas composed in Vienna


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Appreciate the distinctive qualities of the Concerto and Sonata during the 18th century and their special blend of virtuosic and lyricism.
  2. Evaluate the most important changes in the Concerto and Sonata from the early to the late 18th century.
  3. Discuss the individual contribution of each of the four composers included in the course.
  4. Develop a greater sensibility towards the role of the orchestra/keyboard dialogue with the soloist(s) in both the Concerto and Sonata.
$232 Limited / $209

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