CLASSICAL MUSIC APPRECIATION
Music Through the Ages
A survey of nearly two thousand years of music history, from Gregorian chant to new works of the twenty-first century. You will be exposed to many musical genres including motets, symphonies, opera, and jazz, as well as learn about representative composers’ lives and compositions.
|April 25 – June 27, 2023||Tuesdays||X-MUE 01||7:00 – 9:30 PM||25 hours||$450 +GST|
Course Outline (X-MUE 01)
Week 1 – Music Fundamentals: Terminology and building blocks of music
Week 2 – The Middle Ages and Renaissance
Week 3 – The Early Baroque Era
Week 4 – Late Baroque Vocal and Instrumental Music
Week 5 – The Enlightenment
Week 6 – The Symphony, Concerto and String Quartet: Haydn and Mozart
Week 7 – The Beethoven Era
Week 8 – Romanticism in Music: Lieder, Program Music and Opera
Week 9 – The late Romantics and Modernism Week 10 – 20th and 21st Century music trends
Dr. Jamie Meyers-Riczu
Doctor of Philosophy, Musicology
About Jamie Meyers-Riczu
Dr. Jamie Meyers-Riczu is an instructor in musicology at the University of Alberta and Concordia University of Edmonton. Her research interests include music and text relationships in Liszt’s symphonic poems, heroic masculinity in nineteenth-century instrumental music, local (music) histories, and music-making in Canada.
Her dissertation, Heroic Masculinity in Franz Liszt’s Tasso: Lamento e Trionfo and Mazeppa was supported by a CGS-D scholarship awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Jamie is currently serving as the English-language reviews editor for Intersections: Canadian Journal of Music. When she isn’t researching and teaching, Jamie releases some of her creative energy through photography.
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