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New module: "To Lead or Follow"

New module: "To Lead or Follow"

  • Date30 June 2022

A second new module devised by Dr. Mary Dullea, Director of Performance, for our Masters level pathway in Collaborative Piano.

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Fidelio Trio in performance (photo credit: Pavel Urusov)

'To lead or to follow: a practical and critical engagement with ensemble rehearsal, direction and performance from continuo to contemporary'. This module aims to embed the student in the historical and contemporary roles of the keyboard player. Through lectures, workshops, coaching and rehearsals, participation, and observation the student will engage with the skills of reading notations and playing instruments that might occur in the professional working context.  

The student will become acquainted with figured bass, historical performance practice, various keyboard instruments, sight-reading skills, improvisation, transposition, and strategies too for working in contemporary music performance settings.  

 

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