AEM ONLINE March 2 & 3
March 2 - March 3$25.00
Join Amherst Early Music for AEM ONLINE weekend classes
The Art of Music Appreciation, with Frances Blaker
March 2, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. ET
Enjoying music can happen on many levels, from the unlearned listener who just likes the mysterious sounds floating past, to the astute listener who can hear and perceive all the lines of a composition at once, savoring the harmony… Listen to recordings, follow along in scores, and discuss features of each piece with Frances Blaker…
Sing In The Spring – Medieval Songs for Lent and Spring, with Leah Stuttard, voice and medieval harp
March 2, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET
Sing and play some lovely medieval pieces for the season of Lent and Spring including an ancient chant from 10th century notation, a song about a horse by Adam de la Halle and a Benedicamus Domino for the young nuns at Las Huelgas in Burgos in Northern Spain on the route of the Camino to Santiago… Open to all singers and instrumentalists
Tips for Translation with Yvonne Kendall
March 3, 1:00-2:30 p.m. ET
Whether it’s working with treatises, performing, or constructing concert programs, translation of foreign languages is a vital skill for early music enthusiasts. Using tools as varied as Google Translate, Power Thesaurus, and historical dictionaries, this lecture/workshop will use famous texts to introduce participants to three main categories of translation that are useful for the practical musician…
Vergine Bella II – the “Sequel”, with Annette Bauer
March 3, 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET
Composers of the 15th-17th centuries were inspired by the poetic works of 14th c. Italian writer and humanist scholar Francesco Petrarca (1304-1374). This class explores various musical settings of Vergine Bella, the final poem in Petrarch’s collection “Rerum vulgarium fragmenta” (“Fragments of common things”), also simply referred to as Il Canzionere (“The Song Book”)
Classes are $25 each. See website for complete class descriptions, and to register!
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