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IP403 (Halpern Room) The Music of Chopin and Liszt
Monday, November 15, 2021, 1:45 PM until 3:45 PM
Registration is required
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We will explore a selection of the most ambitious large-scale works of Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) and Franz Liszt (1811-1886), including Chopin’s piano sonatas, chamber works, and piano concertos, and Liszt’s Piano Sonata in B minor, piano concertos, and oratorios. Instructor: Nicolas Krusek will teach through Zoom. (See full description below.)
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Minimum to run this class is 12 people on Zoom and in-house combined.
Week 1: Chopin’s upbringing and early musical training, his works for piano and orchestra.
Week 2: Chopin moves to Paris, his piano sonatas and other works.
Week 3: Chopin’s chamber music, his illness and death.
Week 4: Liszt’s remarkable development and years as a travelling virtuoso, his piano concertos.
Week 5: The Weimar years, Liszt conducting and teaching, his Piano Sonata in B minor and other works.
Week 6: The years in Rome, Liszt’s religiosity and the oratorios, St. Elisabeth and Christus.