AUTUMN SEMESTER 2018/2019 COURSES
12.09, 26.09, 10.10, 31.10, 14.11, 21.11, 5.12 and 12.12
Wed 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Course for everyone who is interested about the overview of jazz music, through the analysis and discussion of its history all over the twentieth century.
The course gives a general perspective about the importance of jazz in contemporary music and society with introduction to jazz music and improvisation, its history, styles, and most influential artists. Besides theory, there will be a listening of jazz records to differentiate the diverse elements of music and to identify the form and role of each instrument in a concert situation.
Wed 4.15 p.m. to 5.45 p.m.
This is a course for anyone who wants to develop their voice and get to know one of the basics of Western music culture, the Gregorian Chant.
The course offers:
the vocal development to a better voice using different techniques – singing exercises, recitations, practicing different melody types of monodic chant;
historical and theoretical background of the Gregorian chant and the basics of Western music culture.
The course is supported by Moodle and open to anyone - no prior knowledge of the notation or singing is necessary.
Thu 12.15 p.m. to 1.45 p.m.
For all who are interested to get to the intriduction to Asian music: Chinese, Arabic, Japanses, Indian, Korean.
The course gives historical context and contemporary situation of different traditional Asian music cultures and focusses on the musical instruments, repertoire and performance practices as well.
As a practical part of the course all students get free entrance and are required to participate Tartu Early Music Festival programme.