Music and its Architectural Environment: Tallis, Vivaldi, and Bach

Enjoy some of the most outstanding music composed by Thomas Tallis, Antonio Vivaldi and J, S. Bach, related to the varied architectural environments for which it was conceived. Through CDs, DVDs and YouTube videos, we will study Tallis’s career and music in Tudor England, Vivaldi’s instrumental and vocal music for Venice and further afield, and Bach’s instrumental masterpieces for Köthen and his outstanding choral works for Leipzig and Dresden.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Tallis and Tudor England I
  • Tallis and Tudor England II
  • Vivaldi in Venice I - concert ‘Viva Vivaldi’ with Cecilia Bartoli and Il Giardino Armonico (Paris)
  • Vivaldi in Venice II and Florence – concertos and his opera Atenaïde
  • Bach at the court of Anhalt-Köthen: the Brandenburg Concertos performed by the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra in the Palace at Anhalt-Köthen
  • Bach at Leipzig and Dresden – the Magnificat in E flat major, the Mass in B minor

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

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

  1. Appreciate the outstanding works studied in the course and their composers’ intentions.
  2. Assess the varied architectural settings for which the music was originally conceived and where it was performed.
  3. Distinguish the individual stylistic characteristics of each composer.
  4. Evaluate the different performances heard in the chosen musical extracts and their various merits.
$232 Limited / $209

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23 Jul

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