Intensive Summer Course in Chant and Polyphony in Chicago in July

Posted May 8, 2016 5:00 pm by David Clayton

Intensive Summer Course in Chant and Polyphony in Chicago in July

Prof. Michael Alan Anderson of the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester will offer a summer course called “Singing Gregorian Chant and Renaissance Polyphony” from July 25-29 of this year.The course will balance exposure to the genres and styles of traditional Western plainchant with the study and execution of Renaissance vocal polyphony. Sessions will center not just on performance but also on historical background, notation, and contemporary theory and practice. In a short concert at week’s end, students will present – as an SATB choir – an unpublished sixteenth-century polyphonic Vespers, which incorporates both chant and polyphony.This

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