HPRF 302 - Introduction to Historical Performance
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits: 4 Credits
Attribute: CNDP, DDHU
What does a score tell us? What does it not tell us? And what is expected of the performer? A study of changing performance styles in music from the 19th century to the Middle Ages. Topics include the evolution of instruments, ensembles, and orchestras; and conventions of rhythm, tempo, articulation, phrasing, and ornamentation. Students will compare editions and prepare an edition themselves.
Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: D. Breitman
Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes
Prerequisites & Notes: MHST 101, and one 200-level Music History course, or consent of the instructor.
Cross List Information: This course is cross-listed with MHST 302. Also see HPRF 502.
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