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Music Theory Speakers' Series

EVENT: A Music Theory Talk by Jason Hooper
Schenker’s Conception of Sonata Form before the Urlinie: History, Theory, and Aesthetics

TIME & LOCATION: 3:45pm, Room 155, Music Wing, Fine Arts Center, UMass campus

TOPIC: A discussion of Heinrich Schenker’s traditional approach to sonata form from his Formenlehre provides a new context to reconsider Schenker’s late work and its relationship to more recent theories of form. Analyses of Beethoven’s late piano sonatas and Haydn’s string quartets are part of the talk.

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 15:30

The Five College Collegium: Seasonal music from 16th and 17th Century Portugal

TIME & LOCATION: 8:15pm, Bezanson Recital Hall, UMass Amherst campus

THE DIRECTOR: Professor Robert Eisenstein

THE MUSICIANS: The Collegium Choir plus wind instruments, strings, percussion and guitar

THE PERFORMANCE: Ethereal Motets and Mass Movements by composers from the Cathedrals of Évora, Lisbon and Coimbra, Portugal. Engaging rhythmic Villançicos by Gaspar Fernandes, who began his career in Évora and worked in Guatemala and Mexico.


Event Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 20:00

Wind Ensemble & Concert Band

TIME & LOCATION: 7:30pm (changed from 8pm), Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst campus

PERFORMERS: Music & Dance Department Wind Ensemble and Concert Band

DIRECTORS: Professors James Patrick Miller & Timothy T. Anderson

SOLOIST: Professor John Bottomley, tuba

MUSIC: Includes Dana Wilson: Concerto for Tuba & Wind Ensemble, Pierre Leemans: March of the Belgian Paratroopers, Percy Grainger: Handel in the Strand, David Maslanka: Symphony No. 7

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/03/2013 - 19:30

Lance Martin Quartet

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/07/2013 - 19:00

Jeff Felder Quartet

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 19:30

Carlos Averhoff Jr & IRESI Project

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/04/2013 - 19:30

Henri Smith Band

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/30/2013 - 19:00

Melissa Bolling

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/29/2013 - 19:00

Paulo Danay Quartet

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Wed, 11/27/2013 - 07:30

Littlest Big Band In Town

$3 Cover

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 19:00


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