IP102 Great Composers ON ZOOM*: Haydn, Mozart & the Viennese Style
Tuesdays, October 20th to November 24th
$105 for 6 weeks
Instructor: Nicolas Krusek.
*This is a HYBRID course, you can choose to participate in this course physically at Brock House. Please go to IP102 Great Composers IN HOUSE: Haydn, Mozart & the Viennese Style page to register instead.
Note: If you don't have access to the Zoom application on a computer, tablet or smart phone, Zoom presentations are also available by dialing in using a landline or cellphone. On the day and time of the course, call 778-907-2071 (within Metro Vancouver) and enter the Meeting ID and Passcode that were given after registering for the course. If you live outside of metro Vancouver, please look up the local phone number for your locationat https://zoom.us/u/akJIpJnoy (The calls are muted when you join the meeting, to unmute yourself, please press *6 (as per instructions on the phone).
Maximum of 100 registrants online.
Minimum of 10 for the class to run (total registrants on Zoom and In House together).
Haydn, Mozart & the Viennese Style
In this series we will trace the development of the Viennese classical style through the music of Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791). Join us as we explore the symphonies, concertos, and overtures of these two composers using audio and video clips featuring some of the greatest conductors and pianists of the twentieth century.
Week 1: early Haydn and the Baroque legacy; young Mozart and the Franco-Italian influence
Week 2: the "Sturm und Drang" works of the 1770s
Week 3: "Jupiter" and other late Mozart symphonies
Week 4: wordless drama in Mozart's piano concertos
Week 5: Haydn's "Paris" symphonies and Mozart's Clarinet Concerto
Week 6: mature mastery in Haydn's "London" symphonies and Trumpet Concerto