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Sorry, this course is not currently available on the website. The usual reason for this to happen is that the course is either no longer running or has already run. If you believe this to be incorrect please contact us using our enquiry form.

Below are a selection of courses that we are running, based on the subject of the course you were looking for:

  • Chopin - poet of the piano
    Chopin was a complete master of form and content - from the shortest Prelude through to Ballades and Sonatas. We will explore the works that Chopin wrote in various genres and examine just what made him such a revolutionary figure.
  • Fascinating Rhythm
    In this day school the composer and percussionist Brian Wilshere explores the world of rhythm, showing how it underpins the very character of every musical work.
  • Introduction to Music Theory
    This course will cover the basics of classical music theory - notation, rhythm, melody, harmony and form - relating theory to practice with examples from over three centuries of repertoire. Also helpful for those preparing for music theory exams.
  • Music and Nationalism (2)
    In the early 20th century, many composers continued to incorporate specifically national themes into their compositions whilst other strands of modernism development. The course will explore the gradual redefinition of nationalism in art music.
  • Music in a New Land - A Survey of American Music
    In the twentieth century, American music emerged from a cultural backwater to a position of major importance in the evolution of music. This course traces the history and contexts of American music from the eighteenth century to the present day.

Alternatively you can perform a keyword search on all our courses using the 'Find courses' box on this page.

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