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Webinar series in Baroque Music


Webinar 1: Saturday the 11th of May - 13:00-15:00 GMT
Webinar 2: Saturday the 25th of May - 13:00-15:00 GMT
Webinar 3: Saturday the 8th of June - 13:00-15:00 GMT
Webinar 4: Saturday the 6th of July - 13:00-15:00 GMT

Who is this for?...


Anyone wanting to establish or develop a clear view of music in the Baroque Era. Part one of each of these webinars will explore the most significant musical developments, connecting with key composers and listening to their music. Part two of each webinar will be spent learning to write music in the Baroque style and discovering how Baroque techniques can be used in contemporary music.

What will each webinar cover?

Webinar 1

Part one: Historical background with listening and analysis of key works
Background to the Baroque.
Opera in the 17th Century, with particular reference to Monteverdi, Lully and Purcell.
Sacred music in the 17th Century in the hands of Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Carissimi, and Schutz.

Part two: Composition project in Baroque style
Writing Recitative and Aria.


Webinar 2

Part one: Historical background with listening and analysis of key works
The Ricercar, Canzona, and Fantasia.
The evolution of the Prelude and Toccata with particular reference to Frescobaldi.
The Dance Suite.
The Church Sonata and Chamber Sonata, looking at Corelli in particular.
The Variation, Ostinato, Chaconne, and Passacaglia.

Part two: Composition project in Baroque style
Writing variations over a repeated bass line.

Webinar 3

Part one: Historical background with listening and analysis of key works
Background to the Baroque.
Opera and the Secular Cantata in the hands of A. Scarlatti, Handel, Rameau and Pergolesi.
The Sacred Music of Handel and Bach.

Part two: Composition project in Baroque style
Harmonising a Chorale in the style of Bach.

Webinar 4

Part one: Historical background with listening and analysis of key works
The Concerto Grosso as evolved by Corelli, Torelli, Vivaldi, Bach, and Handel.
The Solo Concerto, as crafted by Vivaldi and Bach.
The development of earlier musical structures in the music of Bach, Handel, and Couperin.
An evaluation of the particular contributions made to the High Baroque by Handel and Bach.

Part two: Composition project in Baroque style
Writing an excerpt of a Trio movement in Baroque style.


Webinar Schedule



Baroque Music Live Webinar 1 - 17th Century Music Focused Around Voices
Historical background with listening and analysis of key works and a composition project in Baroque style
Gareth Green
£20
Baroque Music Live Webinar 2 - 17th Century Music Focused Around Instruments
Historical background with listening and analysis of key works and a composition project in Baroque style
Gareth Green
£20
Baroque Music Live Webinar 3 - The First Half of the 18th Century Focused Around Voices
Historical background with listening and analysis of key works and a composition project in Baroque style
Gareth Green
£20
Baroque Music Live Webinar 4 - The First Half of the 18th Century Focused Around Instruments
Historical background with listening and analysis of key works and a composition project in Baroque style
Gareth Green
£20

Each webinar can be attended as a one off at a cost of £20 or the whole series can be booked for £65!




Sign up for all four webinars and save 20% with our Baroque Webinar Bundle. Each webinar can be attended as a one off at a cost of £20 or the whole series can be booked for £65!





Frequently Asked Questions


What's a webinar?
A webinar is an interactive online video workshop that's streamed and presented live. It's just like watching a video on YouTube, with everything happening live in real-time!
How do I watch the webinar?
Once you've signed up to join us you'll receive an email receipt containing your private watch link. Simply click the watch link on the day and join us live.
What if I'm not free on that day?
Don't worry, we'll be recording the whole event so even if you can't make it, you can watch it back whenever you wish!
Can I replay the webinar after it's finished?
Absolutely, you'll have unlimited lifetime access to the webinar recording, across any and all the devices you own.
Can I ask questions as you go?
You sure can! That's what's so great about webinars! You're free to type questions and post comments as we go in the chat for Gareth to answer.

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