What to Listen for in Music: In Search of Romanticism
This four-part series examines musical inspirations from literature and life in the 19th and 20th century.
- Jan. 8 - Feb. 5, 2007
- Terrace Gallery
- 90 minutes
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SESSION I: Richard Strauss, January 8, 2007: Learn about the projection of Wagnerian-style music with emphasis on Richard Strauss's operas Salome and Der Rosenkavalier.
SESSION II: The Violin Concerto, January 22, 2007: Listen to and discuss violin concertos by Mozart, Brahms, Sibelius, and Khachaturian.
SESSION III: Shakespeare in the 19th Century, January 29, 2007: Listen to and discuss works by Mendelssohn, Berlioz, Verdi, and Prokofiev, that were inspired by William Shakespeare.
SESSION IV: Dmitri Shostakovich, February 5, 2007: Listen to and discuss the composer's magnificent symphonies and string quartets.