Violin in Modal Music

with Giorgos Papaioannou

  • Greek, Turkish, General Modal
  • Violin
  • English

Description

During this course we will learn traditional melodies from Greece, classical and folk repertory from Turkish, Arabic, and Indian musical idioms as well as asymmetrical rhythms and dances from the Balkan traditions. We will also examine some ideas about composition and orchestration within the context of modal musical traditions. Of particular interest to violinists and cellists coming from a western classical background will be a detailed analysis of the different playing techniques relevant to the violin and cello in the aforementioned traditions.

This course includes

  • 15 Hours of Instruction
  • Lifetime Access to Video Recordings
  • Certificate of Completion

Student requirements

  • Instrumental technique: basic
  • Western theory: basic
  • Modal music theory: basic
  • Sight reading: basic
  • Transposition: basic
  • Learning by ear: basic
  • Composition: any level
  • Improvisation: basic

Day Date Start Finish
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm
Monday January 4, 2020 07:00 pm 09:00 pm

In case a class is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, one or more additional make-up classes will take place at the same time on the same weekdays following the last week of classes.


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