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Salzburg and Its Festival

The ancient city of Salzburg is famously connected to Mozart as well as the esteemed annual music festival, which began officially in 1920. From the podium, famous conductors have produced wonderful orchestral and operatic repertoire, aided by equally famous performers. The list is truly impressive. We shall see and hear some of the performers of 2017 as well as significant conductors as we examine the history of the festival. COURSE OUTLINE History of Salzburg and the Festival.... [More]
$224 Limited inc GST / $202
Salzburg and Its Festival

<p>The ancient city of Salzburg is famously connected to Mozart as well as the esteemed annual music festival, which began officially in 1920. From the podium, famous conductors have produced

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Da Do Ron Ron: The Girl Group Sound of The 1960s

Do you remember "Chapel of Love", "Please Mr Postman" or "Be My Baby"? The 1960s were a decade of cultural and social changeand as the women’s movement began, women were becoming more independent and high profile as leaders in entertainment. From the early 1960s women began to dominate the charts. Groups such as the Shirelles, Ronettes, Marvelettes, the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas and others began to make a big impression on popular culture. See, hear and survey some... [More]
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Da Do Ron Ron: The Girl Group Sound of The 1960s

<p>Do you remember "<em>Chapel of Love</em>", "<em>Please Mr Postman</em>" or "<em>Be My Baby</em>"? The 1960s were a decade of cultural and social changeand as the women’s movement began, women were

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Music's Mechanical Makeup

Music is made up of many different musical elements. In this series we look at these elements, how they different in other cultures and how they have changed over time. COURSE OUTLINE Melody – Melodies can bridge the gap between cultures when language fails us; they can convey patriotism, hope, fate, love, loss and can touch our most raw emotions. But what makes a good melody and how does this differ throughout the world? Rhythm – Essentially rhythm is a series of sounds and... [More]
$185 Limited inc GST / $167
Music's Mechanical Makeup

<p>Music is made up of many different musical elements. In this series we look at these elements, how they different in other cultures and how they have changed over time.<br/><p><br/><strong>COURSE

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A Passage to India - A North Indian Classical Music Primer

In the 1960’s North Indian Classical (Hindustani) music underwent a surge of popularity in the west, particularly with the influence of Ravi Shankar over the Beatles and other popular groups of the time. Hindustani music, however, has a colourful history that goes back millennia. Discover the rich tradition and evolution of raga (melodic structure) from its roots in Vedic chants. Learn to understand the basic rhythmic structure and follow the different stages of a Hindustani music... [More]
$104 Limited inc GST / $94
A Passage to India - A North Indian Classical Music Primer

<p>In the 1960’s North Indian Classical (Hindustani) music underwent a surge of popularity in the west, particularly with the influence of Ravi Shankar over the Beatles and other popular groups of the

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The Story of Opera's History

An exploration of the history of opera is the telling of its own story. In this music appreciation course we traverse the development of opera, from the late Renaissance revival of Ancient Greek theatre, to the beauty and drama of Puccini and beyond. We explore the great moments in opera history, listening to the wonderful music of such composers as Mozart, Wagner, Verdi and Puccini. No musical knowledge is necessary. COURSE OUTLINE Baroque Opera The birth of opera The camerata and... [More]
$119 Limited inc GST / $107
The Story of Opera's History

<p>An exploration of the history of opera is the telling of its own story. In this music appreciation course we traverse the development of opera, from the late Renaissance revival of Ancient Greek

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Hail, Hail Rock and Roll: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Chuck Berry

Celebrate the music of Chuck Berry “the father of Rock and Roll” with a collection of performances, including excerpts from his 60th birthday concert, the TAMI show in 1964, the Peace concert in Canada in 1969, the lost and very rare BBC concerts of 1972 and more. We’ll also see, as an introduction, rare performances of other early rockers including Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis and Chuck’s stable mate, Bo Diddley. Come along and enjoy some rockin memories! As John Lennon... [More]
$94 Limited inc GST / $85
Hail, Hail Rock and Roll: A Celebration of the Life and Music of Chuck Berry

<p>Celebrate the music of Chuck Berry “the father of Rock and Roll” with a collection of performances, including excerpts from his 60th birthday concert, the TAMI show in 1964, the Peace concert in

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Music & Art for Advent & Christmas: From the Middle Ages to Today

Enjoy the Advent and Christmas seasons as they are celebrated in some of the most beautiful music, art and sculpture created from the late Middle Ages onwards. Both vocal and instrumental music will be studied, including motets, masses, cantatas, symphonies, concertos and medieval carols. The artists will include the greats of the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as a selection of outstanding modern artists. PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of... [More]
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Music & Art for Advent & Christmas: From the Middle Ages to Today

<p>Enjoy the Advent and Christmas seasons as they are celebrated in some of the most beautiful music, art and sculpture created from the late Middle Ages onwards. Both vocal and instrumental music

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Handel’s Messiah

Attending a concert of Handel’s Messiah is one of the great joys of the Christmas season. It is a remarkable work with a remarkable history: when Charles Jennens prepared the text for Handel, he hoped “that the Composition may excel all his former Compositions, as the Subject excels every other Subject.” In this course we will discuss the background to the composition of this work, and explore the music that makes it one of the most loved and magnificent choral works of all time. [More]
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Handel’s Messiah

Attending a concert of Handel’s <em>Messiah</em> is one of the great joys of the Christmas season. It is a remarkable work with a remarkable history: when Charles Jennens prepared the text for Handel,

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