Music and its Architectural Environment: From Renaissance Florence to Bach and Handel

Learn about and enjoy some of the most outstanding music composed for specific architectural environments, in 15th century Florence and Milan, 16th century Rome and Ferrara, Tudor England, and 18th century Venice, Rome, north/central Germany and London. Through numerous illustrations of the appropriate buildings and YouTube links we will study such composers as Dufay, Josquin, Tallis, Tye, Palestrina, Marenzio, Luzzaschi, Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

SUGGESTED READING

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 15th century Florence – the Duomo and the consecration of Brunelleschi’s Dome in 1436 – sacred and secular music in the city – 15th century Milan – music at the Duomo and at the Court of the Sforza family
  • 16th century Rome – the music and career of Palestrina – Santa Maria Maggiore, the Sistine Chapel, St Peter’s Basilica – the sacred and secular music of Marenzio; Luzzaschi and music at the Este court of Ferrara
  • Music in Tudor England I – the reigns of Henry VIII and Henry VIII – the Eton Choir book composers and the earlier career of Tallis and Tye
  • Music in Tudor England II – the reigns of Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I – the later part of the careers of Tallis and Tye
  • Vivaldi and 18th century Venice and beyond – concertos, church music and opera: Vivaldi’s Gloria in D major from the Pietà in Venice
  • J S Bach in central and northern Germany – Eisenach, Hamburg, Lübeck, Arnstadt, Weimar, Anhalt-Köthen, Leipzig and Dresden:
  • G F Handel – Halle, Hamburg, Italy, Hannover, London and Cannons
$232 Limited / $209

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15 Oct
Online Platform
Please note that this class was originally titled "Music and its Architectural Environment: Tallis, Vivaldi, and Bach" in the brochure. This class is now being delivered Online only for Spring term.

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