Date: 24–26 Feb 2017
Details: 4pm Friday - 4pm Sunday
Location: Jackdaws Music Education Trust, Great Elm, Frome BA11 3NY
Run by: Michael Harper
Contact details: 01373 812383
In this course, we will explore the influence of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Harry T. Burleigh on generations of composers in the genre of the American and British art song With each song, we will explore stylistic interpretation, diction, poetry and historic context of the song. Composers included: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Harry T. Burleigh, Margaret Bonds, Florence Price, Hall Johnson, Adolphus Hailstork, Errollyn Wallen, et al.
Each participant will prepare two art songs and a spiritual. A list of anthologies and suggested repertoire is available on request. There may be a final recital for friends, family, and friends of Jackdaws.