How has music changed over ten centuries? Come along and we’ll guide you through one piece of music for each century between 1000 – 2000.
By the end of this taster course, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an awareness of the stylistic and instrumental developments of Western classical music.
Ten Centuries of Classical Music
This session will offer a whistle-stop tour of Western classical music, from Gregorian chant, to minimalism, via the baroque, romanticism and impressionism. Expect to hear a taste of some well-known favourite pieces as well as discovering some less well-known composers.
Illustrated lecture and group discussion
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