S18B10 Ingredients for a Piano Sonata: How Composers Follow the Recipe (or Not)

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2017-2018 or Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2018-2019

Dates:March 16 - April 13, 2018
Meets:F from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location:Trinity Presbyterian Church
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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This course will trace the development of the sonatas from the Baroque to the modern era, and how composers such as Scarlatti, Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Liszt, Ravel, and others used this genre and added their personal "touch." No previous knowledge of music is required.

Instructor: Dr. Paulo Steinberg concertizes often nationally and internationally. He is Associate Professor of Piano and teaches piano literature for undergraduate and graduate-level students at JMU.

Suggested Reading: Apel, Willi. Masters of the Keyboard. Harvard University Press, Reprint 2013 ed. Edition (1994). ISBN-13: 978-0674729384


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Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.

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