The Rhetorical Period: Baroque and Classical Style

College of Performing Arts: Music History and Literature

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Baroque and Classical Style

Fall 2022

Taught By: Audrey Axinn

Section: A

CRN: 14747

Credits: 2

"This class explores different aspects of late baroque and classical notational practices and style through an examination of historical and contemporary descriptions about the meaning of 18 th -C notation. Each class period is divided between discussion of performance practice ideas and the application of those concepts to playing repertoire for solo keyboard or keyboard plus strings or flute Topics include the evolution of note length, slurs, articulation, beat hierarchy, vibrato, rhetoric and embellishment with information drawn from historical writings by composer/authors including Quantz, C.P.E. Bach, Leopold Mozart, Türk, Milchmeyer and Clementi supplemented by commentary by contemporary scholars. The class is meant to be practical and applicable to your work on your instrument and not abstract or theoretical. This course fulfills the requirement for Graduate Seminar for MM students. "

College: College of Performing Arts (CO)

Department: Music History and Literature (CBMH)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: September 12, 2022 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 20, 2022 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:36am 10/2/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 4:00pm - 5:40pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 350

Date Range: 8/30/2022 - 12/18/2022