PRESENTED IN association WITH CANBERRA GRAMMAR SCHOOL and MUSICA VIVA IN SCHOOLS
Where does music come from? How do we learn it? How do we write it down? How do we teach it? This Education day features presentations and discussions with composers Mary Finsterer and Ned McGowan, as well as other festival artists.
From the Quill to the Cloud
Master of Ceremonies Julian Day will introduce a series of presentations that highlight the relationship between music and technology through the ages, featuring:
The oral traditions and the early history of Western notation
Simone Vallerotonda and I Bassifondi, lute, theorbo:
Music in the wake of the printing press –
16th century part books and tablatures
A garden of earthly delights –
performing historical popular music today
From analog to digital: modern notation and recording technology,
self publishing, and the meeting of sounds acoustic and electronic
Followed by a Q&A with the artists and
Mary Finsterer, composer in residence
ADULT $55, CONC. $50, U30 $30, U18 $25, STUDENT RUSH $25
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