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Exploring Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas

College | Online class

Our relationship to Beethoven is a deep and paradoxical one. For many musicians, he represents a kind of holy grail: His music has an intensity, rigor, and profundity which keep us in its thrall,...

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Introduction to Classical Music

College | Online class

Using a simple and enjoyable teaching style, this course introduces the novice listener to the wonders of classical music, from Bach fugues to Mozart symphonies to Puccini operas.

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Listening to Music with Craig Wright

High School - College | Online video/YouTube

This course fosters the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding of Western music. The musical novice is introduced to the ways in which music is put together and is taught how to...

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Music as Biology: What We Like to Hear and Why

College | Online class

About this Course The course will explore the tone combinations that humans consider consonant or dissonant, the scales we use, and the emotions music elicits, all of which provide a rich set of...

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The Beauty of Kunqu Opera

College | Online class

About this Course This course will focus on the historical and cultural background, literary aesthetics, music, and performance of Kunqu, China’s classical opera. After viewing the lecture videos...

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The Place of Music in 21st Century Education

College | Online class

About this Course What do children need from education now, and in the future? How is technology best used in teaching and learning? How can innovative approaches to education be reconciled with...

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The World of the String Quartet

College | Online class

Arnold Steinhardt, first violin of the internationally acclaimed Guarneri String Quartet, invites music listeners to the world of the string quartet repertoire and ensemble. Journey with him and...

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