Capita Selecta Historical Music Performance Practice
|Period:||Semester 1 & 2, Block I, II, III, IV|
- Yes Elective choice
- Yes Contractonderwijs
- Yes Exchange
- Yes Study Abroad
- No Evening course
- Yes A la Carte
- No Honours Class
Some knowledge of historically informed performance practice.
The elective Capita Selecta Early Music covers a wide array of subjects from the field of period practice. The course will centre around but not be restricted to composer Johann Sebastian Bach.
Capita selecta early music
Classes take place in the library (with instruments and picturecollection) of professor Koopman, in Bussum (Meerweg 23) from 10.30-12.30 hrs.
The content and dates of the lectures will be:
12/10/2017 General introduction Early Music and Performing Practice
23/11/2017 Harpsichord- and organconcertos
11/12/2017 J.S. Bach, Weihnachtsoratorium
14/12/2017 Telemann, Donnerode and other works
18/12/2017 Händel operas
15/1/2018 Improvisation and diminution
18/1/2018 Buxtehude’s keyboard works: is Urtext possible?
22/1/2018 Historical harpsichords and restauration
25/1/2018 Viola da gamba in France, Germany and other countries
8/2/2018 J.S. Bach, Organ works and their interpretation
19/2/2018 W.A. Mozart, Miss in c minor reconstructions
1/5/2018 Historical organs and ethics of restauration
7/5/2018 Performance practice and creativity
All classes will be partly about music history or biography, and partly about performance practice.
Mode of instruction
Paper aimed at a musico-historical subject from the seventeenth of eighteenth century.
Attending the lectures and writing a paper is required to complete the course.
Chr. Wolff, J.S. Bach, the learned musician. New York: Norton. 2000.
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Elective courses music and fine arts
|Is part of||Programme type||Semester||Block|
|Electives Academy of Creative and Performing Arts||Optional course||1 & 2||I, II, III, IV|