Wednesday, March 22, 2017
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Columbia College Alumni Association
Music resonates through time and space - the works of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Purcell and others are still relevant today. What informs our modern perspective on these masterpieces? How are these ancient sounds still meaningful? Revisit the Music Humanities close listening experience in three evenings of extraordinary music and conversation. Join Brad Garton, Professor of Music Composition and Director of the Computer Music Center (and Music Hum Professor) for Masterpieces of Western Music, Revisited.
March 22nd Session 1: Early/Medieval/Renaissance Composers: (anonymous), Leonin, Perotin, Hildegard von Bingen, DeVitry, Machaut, Josqui, Lotti and Palestrina April 5th Session 2 : Baroque/Classical Composers: Purcell, Handel, Bach, Mozart and Beethoven April 19th Session 3 : Romantic/Contemporary Composers: Chopin, Paganini, Brahms, Wagner, Mussorgsky, Debussy, Satie, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Cage, Reich, Glass and others…