Recorder Workshop, July 18 – 24, 2010
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Early Afternoon Classes
Renaissance Recorder Consort
We will work on tone and tuning and play music by some of the
masters of the Renaissance such as Senfl, Isaac, and
Josquin des Pres. For players with one or more Renaissance
recorders. Louise Carslake
Come enjoy the thrilling, enticingly rhythmic consort music heard
in the Spanish royal courts. We will split the class between
smaller works and larger-scale double choir pieces. Tapas not
included. Intermediate to high intermediate levels. Greg Ingles
Instrumental and Vocal Music of the Middle Ages and Beyond
We'll prepare and perform vocal music and instrumental arrangements
music from the Cantigas de Santa Maria, Llibre Vermell, and the
Sephardic repertoire. All levels. Peter Maund
Dance with the Kings
This class will survey Renaissance and baroque court dances,
exploring the repertoire and characteristics of the different
dances. All levels. Daphna Mor
Boot Camp for Advanced Players
This class will combine technique sessions with working on baroque
sonatas with harpsichord accompaniment in master class format.
Sharpen your technical skills and warm your sound. We will talk
about baroque ornamentation, playing with continuo, innovative
practice exercises, and more. Bring a prepared piece with extra
copies for people to share. Advanced level. Hanneke van Proosdij
Late Afternoon Classes
A Festival of J. S. Bach
Bring nimble fingers and long phrases to play this beautiful
music by J.S. Bach. Included will be arrangements of motets,
contrapuncti, fugues, and chorales.
Intermediate to advanced levels. Louise Carslake
The Burgundian Lilt
The class will delve into fifteenth-century chansons written
for the Dukes of Burgundy. For players with one or more
Renaissance recorders. Rotem Gilbert
This chamber-music-oriented class will focus on music for one
or more trebles over a repeating bass line. We will discuss
in detail how to match articulations and phrasing for lines
that are continually passed between players. The techniques
taught here can be applied by both baroque and consort players.
Intermediate to advanced levels. Greg Ingles
Instrumental Dance Music of the Middle Ages
We'll focus on the estampie, saltarello, and danse royal
repertoire as well as improvisations within these forms.
All levels. Peter Maund
We will look at courtly and folk music from around the world.
Prepare for enchanting melodies and uncommon scales and rhythms.
All levels. Daphna Mor
Would you like to be more confident on your bass? This class,
featuring bass excerpts from Renaissance, baroque, and
contemporary repertoire, will make a bass virtuoso out of you!
Basses of all sizes are invited. All levels. Hanneke van Proosdij
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