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IP303 (on Zoom) Mendelssohn, Schumann, and the Romantic Spirit
Monday, August 16, 2021, 12:30 PM until 2:30 PM
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
We will explore some of the most beloved musical works by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) and Robert Schumann (1810-1856). Instructor: Nicolas Krusek. (See full description below.)
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Minimum to run this class is 12 people on Zoom and in-house combined.
Week 1: Mendelssohn – music history’s greatest prodigy? The String Octet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream Overture and Hebrides Overture.
Week 2: Mendelssohn’s Italian and Scottish Symphonies.
Week 3: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. The oratorios, St. Paul and Elijah, and questions of religious identity.
Week 4: Schumann – a litterateur among composers. His piano and chamber music, including the Piano Fantasy and Piano Quintet.
Week 5: Large-scale ambitions: the Spring Symphony and Piano Concerto.
Week 6: Greater ambitions, including the Rhennish Symphony and the oratorio, Paradise and the Peri. Schumann’s illness and death.
Note: If you don't have access to the Zoom application on a computer, tablet or smart phone, Zoom presentations are also available by dialing in using a landline or cellphone. On the day and time of the course, call 778-907-2071 (within Metro Vancouver) and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode that were given after registering for the course. If you live outside of metro Vancouver, please look up the local phone number for your locationat https://zoom.us/u/akJIpJnoy (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 - as per instructions on the phone).
In House version of this program is currently unavailable.