Understanding Classical Music Group

CONTACT: Bill Heyes
ā˜Ž 01833 640885
āœ‰ Email Convenor
WHERE: Startforth School
WHEN: 4th Friday of each month
  See Calendar for dates of meetings.

The aim of the group would be to seek to gain a better understanding of classical music, initially by using educational material – videos etc. – from various sources.

Examples of topics that could be included in group meetings are:-

The different periods in musical development – baroque, classical, romantic etc.

The lives of the great composers and influences on their work.

Elements of musical structure – What is fugue?  What is sonata form? How are these incorporated into symphonic compositions?

Historical development of different genre – symphonies, opera, ballet etc.