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Music Appreciation & Theory

Music Appreciation

Spring 2024

Great Britten: exploring the music of Benjamin Britten.

In this 8-week course we will explore the music of Benjamin Britten, considered to be one of the greatest ever British composers. We?ll look at his major works, which are hugely varied in style and genre - from passionate opera to cheeky songs, from challenging chamber works to community cantatas - and discover some of his lesser-known ones too. We?ll consider the features of his style, why he is so popular, and put his work in its musical and social context, with some sideways looks at his contemporaries....

15/04/2024 - Mon (13:00-15:00) - Parkshot Campus, Richmond - 8 weeks - £154 - C02676-232403