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Court-life, Conflict and Composers

Composers do not write in a vacuum. They are influenced by the world around them; the social, political and economic. This series looks at the lives of 7 composers and explores how the society in which they lived affected their musical output and their lives. COURSE OUTLINE Johann Sebastian Bach (1683-1750) - In his lifetime J.S Bach was known as a brilliant organist and teacher rather than as a spectacular composer. How was this possible? Ludwig von Beethoven (1770-1827) -... [More]
$192 Limited inc GST / $173
Court-life, Conflict and Composers

<p>Composers do not write in a vacuum. They are influenced by the world around them; the social, political and economic. This series looks at the lives of 7 composers and explores how the society in

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Musicals of the 20th Century

The Musical has been a popular form of entertainment for well over a hundred years up until today when block-buster musicals continue to break attendance records. Broadway is healthier than ever. In earlier days, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Rogers and Cole Porter, among others, were household names. Equally well known were the lyrics and tunes of the wide-ranging stories they created. They were part of our lives. This course will cover the history of the musical, concentrating on... [More]
$232 Limited inc GST / $209
Musicals of the 20th Century

<p>The Musical has been a popular form of entertainment for well over a hundred years up until today when block-buster musicals continue to break attendance records. Broadway is healthier than ever.

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Inside Opera Masterpieces

All six operas are well loved masterpieces: Bellini’s Norma, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Verdi’s Aida and Il Trovatore, Puccini’s Turandot and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana. Each lecture provides an in-depth analysis of arias, ensembles and scenes, highlighting the dramatic and musical means by which emotional content is conveyed. We’ll consider historical background, cognitive and structural principles and relationships of text and music, defining composers' styles. COURSE... [More]
$192 Limited inc GST / $173
Inside Opera Masterpieces

<p>All six operas are well loved masterpieces: Bellini’s Norma, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Verdi’s Aida and Il Trovatore, Puccini’s Turandot and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana. Each lecture

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The Unknown Liszt

A flamboyant virtuoso, a lady’s man, a champion of innovation, a pop star, a generous patron, and a Catholic acolyte: Franz Liszt was all of these and more during his long and varied career. His music ranges from astonishing instrumental brilliance to deep emotional yearning, and his influence on other composers and performers has been extensive. This course examines the life and works of Liszt, illustrated with music, paintings, and photographs. COURSE OUTLINE Session 1 What do we... [More]
$125 Limited inc GST / $113
The Unknown Liszt

<p>A flamboyant virtuoso, a lady’s man, a champion of innovation, a pop star, a generous patron, and a Catholic acolyte: Franz Liszt was all of these and more during his long and varied career. His

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Purple Haze: Music of the Psychedelic Sixties

See and hear some of the most memorable exponents of the Psychedelic sound: the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and more. COURSE OUTLINE The Origins of the Psychedelic Sounds The Pop Culture of the 1960s. The Doors- Psychedelic sound and poetry Janis Joplin- Texas Blues and Psychedelia Other bands: Jefferson Airplane, Santana, Grateful Dead, the Beatles. The Jimi Hendrix Experience Influences on today’s music. PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES By the end of this course, students... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $131
Purple Haze: Music of the Psychedelic Sixties

<p>See and hear some of the most memorable exponents of the Psychedelic sound: the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin and more.<br/><p><br/><strong>COURSE OUTLINE</strong></p><ul><li>The Origins

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.