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IP203 (Zoom) Stories through Music: Late Romantics from Liszt to Tchaikovsky with Nicolas Krusek.

Monday, May 16, 2022, 1:30 PM until 3:30 PM
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Minimum to run this class is 10 people on Zoom and in-house combined.
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Instructor: Nicolas Krusek

No class on Monday, May 23rd. 

Week 1: Liszt’s symphonic poems, including Tasso: lamento e trionfo (Byron), Les Preludes (Lamartine), Mazeppa (Hugo) and Die Ideale (Schiller).

Week 2: Smetana’s symphonic poems Wallenstein’s Camp (Schiller) and Hakon Jarl (Oehlenschläger); Rimsky-Korsakov’s exquisite symphonic suite Antar, inspired by Osip Senkovsky’s Arabian tale.

Week 3:
Grieg’s incidental music to two great Norwegian plays: Sigurd Jorsalfar by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson and Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen.

Week 4:
Franck’s symphonic poems Les Eolides (Leconte de Lisle), Le Chasseur maudit (Bürger) and Les Djinns (Hugo); Fauré’s incidental music to Pelléas et Mélisande by Maurice Maeterlinck.

Week 5:
Tchaikovsky’s epic Manfred Symphony, inspired by Lord Byron’s dramatic poem.

Week 6: Dvořák’s cantata The Specter’s Bride and symphonic poems The Water Goblin, The Noon Witch, The Golden Spinning Wheel and The Wild Dove, all inspired by the Czech folk poems of Karel Jaromír Erben.

Late Romantic composers often drew on popular contemporary poetry, drama and fiction as sources of inspiration in their music. Join us as we explore how Liszt, Grieg, Tchaikovsky, Dvořák and others transformed great stories (from such writers as Schiller, Byron, Hugo and Ibsen) into musical masterpieces.

In house registration is available on a separate page. 

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 (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 - as per instructions on the phone). 

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