ONB 121 In search of the Essence of Vocal Music I -Western Music III

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     Girelli

    Professor Santiago Lusard Girelli,

    University of Seville and Anthony Gonsalves Visiting Professor at Goa University and musicians for Columbia, Germany etc.

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    Course Title: In search of the Essence of Vocal Music I -Western Music III

    Course Instructor: Professor Santiago Lusard Girelli, University of Seville and Anthony Gonsalves Visiting Professor at GoaUniversity and musicians for Columbia, Germany etc.

    Venue: New Conference Hall, GoaUniversity

    Duration:From 19th July to 16th August, 2014 (every Saturday)

    Time-  9.30 am to 12.30 pm

    (15 hours/1 Credit course)

    Topics

    1. Introduction

    • Introduction to History of Vocal Music: Choir I. Ancient period.
    • Gregorian Chant and the origins of written music.
    • Introduction: the theory of Music – Rhythm.
    • Activity 1 – Introduction to Music Reading I – Rhythm.
    •  Essence of Vocal Music / Sacred Music: The Goodness; one voice – Gregorian Chant.
    • Conference.
    • Activity 2 – Introduction to Music Reading I – Pitch
    • Repertory I. Genres of vocal sacred music: from the evolution to the dissolution of forms.
    • Music appreciation.
    • Round Table. Social Musical Projects; the benefits of music.
    • Activity 3 – Writing Music I.
    • Activity for the week – Origins of Vocal Music.

     2. The art of Harmony

    •  Review – Activity WMIII Class 1.
    • Introduction to History of Vocal Music: Choir II. Medieval and Renaissance periods.
    • Medieval Chant. Profane Music.
    • Renaissance Vocal Music and the origins of modern written music.
    • Introduction to the theory of Music; Harmony, Intervals.
    • Activity 4 – Music Reading II
    • Essence of Vocal music: The Beauty, in search of the pure emotions – Madrigals.
    • Conference.
    • Activity 5 – Introduction to Music Reading II.
    • Repertory II. Claudio Monteverdi and the SerenissimaRepublic of Venice.
    • Music appreciation.
    • Round Table – To be a singer.
    • Activity 6 – Writing music I.
    • Activity for the week -The perfect Oratorio.

    3. The art of Counterpoint

    •  Review – Activity WMIII Class 2.
    • Introduction to History of Vocal Music: Choir III. Baroque period.
    • Baroque Vocal music. Sacred Music.
    • Africa, America and Europe: Baroque Colonial Music; Negrillas.
    • Introduction to the -Theory of Music; Counterpoint: Fugue.
    • Activity 7 – Music Reading III
    • Essence of Vocal music: The Truth, pure perfection – Bach. Conference
    • Activity 8 – Introduction to Music Reading III
    • Repertory III. Johann Sebastian Bach and his Mathew Passion BWV 244.
    • Music appreciation.
    • Round Table – Sacred Music. Dialogue between Christian, Muslims, Buddhism and
    • Hinduism.
    • Activity 9 – Writing music III.
    • Activity for the week-The perfect Mass.

    4. The tragedy of death in vocal music

    •  Review – Activity WMIII Class 3.
    • Introduction to History of Vocal Music: Classical and Romantic periods.
    • Origins of the Great Opera – Vocal music IV.
    • The romantic spirit: Mendelssohn, Brahms and Wagner.
    • Introduction to the Theory of Music: Tempos and dynamics.
    • Activity 10 – Music Reading IV
    • Prof. Santiago Lusardi Girelli
    • Anthony Gonsalves Chair – GoaUniversity.
    • Essence of Vocal music: Kindertotenlieder – Songs on the Death of Children. Conference
    • Activity 11 – Introduction to Music Reading III
    • Repertory IV. The requiem: a journey through the history of the Requiem form.
    • Round Table – In search of the essence of vocal music I.
    • Activity 12 – Writing Music IV.
    • Activity for the week -The perfect Requiem.

    5. The new currents of vocal music

    •  Review – Activity WMIII Class 4.
    • Introduction to History of Vocal Music: 20th and 21st centuries
    • Contemporary composers – Vocal music V.
    • New trends in Africa, America and Asia: limits between academic and popular music.
    • Introduction to the Theory of Music.
    • Essence of Vocal music: New Sacred Music. Conference
    • Review.

     6.  Examination.

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