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Musician, professor, father
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Assignment for Tuesday, January 26
For next Tuesday, please acquire the "Five Graphic Music Analyses" by Schenker if you haven't already done so, and study carefully his analysis of the Bach WTC I Prelude in C major - it's the second analysis in his book. Try playing the piece at the piano, ...

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Dichterliebe translations
If you haven't already looked up translations for the German poems (they are beautiful), you can try these translations .

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Fritz Wunderlich singing Schumann's Dichterliebe , accompanied by Hubert Giesen.

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Assignment for January 21
If you haven't done so already, please listen to the entire  Dichterliebe  cycle (about a half hour). Also, please either print out or get from the library the score, so you have it for class. Then, read Berthold Hoeckner's article, "Paths through  Dichterl...

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Course introductions
Please write a short comment to this post, telling everyone a little about yourself: what is your instrument or voice type, program of study, where you are from, and what you are hoping to learn from this course. Any favorite pieces you are thinking about d...

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Course Schedule
Week 1 Tue 19 Jan: Introduction to Schenker : Bach WTC I (and maybe Chopin Prelude no. 1) Thu 21 Jan: Schumann,Dichterliebe, songs 1-3 Week 2 Tue 26 Jan: Dichterliebe, songs 4-8 Thu 28 Jan: Dichterliebe, songs 9-12 Week 3 Tue 2 Feb: Dichterliebe, songs 13-1...

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Course syllabus
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 - 12:50 pm Music Building room 4033 (CAMIL computer lab) Stephen Taylor, office MB 4030 office hours Thursdays 2:30 - 3:30 pm, and by appointment Course Description Extensive study of the formal structure of representative musica...

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Messiaen, Quartet for the End of Time
Excellent recording with score;  the YouTube link has detailed notes and starting times for each movement.

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Harp Wednesday morning, 9:30 am!
Molly Madden has graciously agreed to show us some techniques for harp writing on Wednesday morning at 9:30 am - I hope some of you are able to write for her for the Saturday 1 pm concert!
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