Topics in Renaissance music 3

Course Dates: 27/04/23 - 06/07/23
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
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Explore Iberian renaissance music in this third and final part of our 3-term survey course. Break week: 1 June 2023.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00

Course Code: MD047C

Thu, day, 27 Apr - 06 Jul '23

Duration: 10 sessions (over 11 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course will lead you through a sequence of topics in Iberian renaissance music from Spain, Portugal, and the New World It will survey works by:
Cristobal de Morales, Francisco Guerrero, Gaspar Fernandes, Alonso Lobo, Sebastian de Vivanco, Vicente Lusitano, Tomas Luis de Victoria, Duarte Lobo, Manuel Cardoso, Juan Gutierrez de Padilla, Francisco de Vidales.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

- Cathedral music at Toledo and Seville
- The Counter-Reformation
- The music of Vicente Lusitano
- Victoria's Requiem of 1605
- Music and colonialism in New Spain.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Recognize the different genres of music listed above
- recognize key musical terminology of this period
- feel confident reading further about the lives of selected composers
- compile your own playlist for this period from examples given on this course
- explore suggested further reading examples.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is suitable for absolute beginners. However, we will look at some music manuscripts and learn to identify key features of music notation (how many voices are singing, etc…) so this course will be most suitable for those who are curious and ambitious to learn.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This is an online course:
Sessions will be held via video-conference (zoom) and comprise combinations of lecture, discussion, quizzes, guided listening, video and score study. Course materials (handouts, scores, links to online videos) will be shared via google classroom.
You will be encouraged to do extra reading outside class.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

You will need a good internet connection and a computer with microphone & webcam. If using a tablet it will need a screen large enough for you to comfortably view the class handouts.
You may also wish to purchase some of the music books or recordings discussed in class, links to these materials will be available online after each session.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

To find out more about music history classes Music history courses in London and online which lists our full programme of classes ordered by term, and by day of the week. You may then click on each title to read the full course outline.

Patrick Allies

Patrick Allies is a conductor, researcher and writer on music. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Oxford, researching Renaissance choral music and architecture. Patrick previously studied musicology and choral conducting at King's College London, the University of Cambridge, and the University of Maryland. As a performer, Patrick is Artistic Director of the vocal ensemble Siglo de Oro, with whom he has made four critically acclaimed recordings for Delphian Records. Under Patrick's direction, the group has performed at festivals across the UK, and in Belgium, Germany, The Netherlands, Finland and Malta. Patrick recently made his debut at Wigmore Hall, with Siglo de Oro, performing music from 17th-century Mexico.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.