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In the Key of Strawberry; The World of the String Quartet, by Arnold Steinhardt

In the Key of Strawberry; The World of the String Quartet, by Arnold Steinhardt Last year, the Curtis Institute of Music, where I was once a student and where I now teach, asked me to participate in an internet course … Continue reading

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Free online course-The French Revolution

Free online course-The French Revolution This unit provides basic historical background to the French Revolution. It will show that the Revolution accelerated intellectual, cultural and psychological change, and opened up new horizons and possibilities. In fact, while much controversy and … Continue reading

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Free online course- The Enlightenment

Free online course- The Enlightenment. The unit will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a ‘map’ of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We … Continue reading

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Free online course on Napoleonic Paintings

Free online course on Napoleonic Paintings To enrol go to: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/history/history-art/napoleonic-paintings/content-section-0

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Free online course about Schubert’s Lieder-Settings of Goethe’s poems

Free online course about Schubert’s Lieder- Settings of Goethe’s poems This unit looks at a selection of short poems in German that were set to music by Franz Schubert (1797–1828) for a single voice with piano, a genre known as … Continue reading

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Introduction to Music Theory- free online course with ALISON.

Introduction to Music Theory- free online course with ALISON. ALISON is an e-learning provider and academy founded in Galway, Ireland in 2007 by serial entrepreneur, Mike Feerick. http://alison.com/courses/Introduction-to-Music-Theory

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Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition- Free Online Course

Write Like Mozart: An Introduction to Classical Music Composition This course introduces students to strategies for style writing of common practice European art music. The issues of harmonic progression, voice leading, and texture are addressed in addition to relevant compositional … Continue reading

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