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Elementary course class session

10/08/2020 @ 13:45 - 15:15

Improvisation, composing & Musical Time Travel with Karen Marshall.

Developing skills of phrasing, syncopation, swing rhythms, using scales and walking bass lines. In musical time travel, the session will focus on eight major works:  Baroque – Bach’s Concerto in E major for violin and Orchestra and Handel’s Firework Music; Classical – Mozart’s Magic Flute and Haydn’s Clock Symphony; Romantic – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and Saint Saen’s Carnival of the Animals; Contemporary – Holst’s Planet Suite and exploring Jazz using a Jazz Standard.  Children will learn about all the musical elements including pitch & melody, rhythm and metre, texture, structure, timbre, harmony and tonality, tempo, dynamics and articulation and historical context.


13:45 - 15:15
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