Course From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores

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Programme Description

Course From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores

FutureLearn

Would you like to know more about what musicians do in rehearsals and performances?

Would you like to learn different techniques for listening to and understanding music?

This free online course provides a general introduction to how to understand a musical score and insights into what professional musicians do with the notation that these contain. You’ll learn how to connect the notation you see with the music you hear, from short familiar melodies to a full orchestral score.

Focussing on works by Mozart, Schubert, Beethoven, and Mahler, we’ll introduce you to a pianist, a small chamber group and a conductor who will explain how they create memorable performances from the notes on the page.

Who is the course for?

This course is intended for anyone with an interest in music. You do not need to be able to read musical notation or play an instrument.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
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Last updated February 17, 2018
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This course is Online
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July 23, 2018
Feb. 2019
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Part time
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Free
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United Kingdom - UK Online
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July 23, 2018
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