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When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Katarzyna Kowalik
  • Course Code W21CCLC02A

What you will learn

An advanced workshop for continuo players and their pre-formed ensembles (guest instrumentalists welcome) to explore repertoire and performance practice of the XVII and XVIII century repertoire.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the following learning outcomes. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes an
  • Play with an awareness of the historically informed performance practices
  • Develop a skill of interaction with the other musicians while playing together
  • Explore various aspects of continuo playing
  • Learn how to lead rehearsals more efficiently and how to improve your ensemble work
  • Play a variety of repertoire with other instrumentalists in a small ensembles

Cost

  • Full fee
    £50
  • Concession fee
    £40
  • Class format and activities

    Playing with other instrumentalists in small ensembles. Coaching on ensembles skills, relevant stylistic interpretation and performance practice. Listening to other groups and discussing ensemble skills, technique, repertoire and its historical background.

    Entry requirements

    Course is open for all continuo players and pre-formed groups. All baroque instrumentalists are welcome (please contact the music office to get in touch with the other players to form a group before start of the course). Instruments in both baroque pitch (A = 415) and modern pitch (A = 440) are welcome. You will need good music-reading skills; it is preferable, although not essential, to be a fairly good sight reader. Repertoire requirements: open programme for any XVII and XVIII century chamber music.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will need to be prepared to work with other people as part of a team. You will need to devote some practice time to the music we will be studying, potentially arrange a rehearsal with the other players before the start of the course. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals i.e.: progression to another course. Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. This course requires study/completion of activities outside of class time.

    What you need

    Your instrument and accessories. Music that you are interested to play in the class.

    What you can do next

    You may also be interested in any other Early Music courses, such as 'Harpsichord', 'Morley Baroque Ensemble' or 'Morley Recorder Consort'.