The Rise of the Symphony (1)

Rottingdean Whiteway Centre

Course

The Rise of the Symphony (1)

Day Wednesday
Time 09:30 - 11:30
Tutor Dr Peter Copley
Cost £84.00
Room GB Room
Availabilty 4/10 Places
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Course Description
From its humble origins as operatic introductory music or as a collection of dance movements, the symphony came to dominate orchestral composition from the late eighteenth century almost up to the present day. This term, we will trace the development of the symphony from the early eighteenth century to the early nineteenth century. No specialist knowledge is needed for full participation - just an interest in listening to music and finding out more about it.
 
Your Tutor
Peter Copley D.Phil, MA, B.mus is a composer, cellist and pianist. He is a visiting lecturer at Oxford University Department for Continuing Education, the University of Sussex and is an Associate Lecturer for the Open University, where he has also been a Research Associate for the music faculty.