1M13 Concert Masterpieces

Tutor/Facilitator Jim Pribble

Date: on/from Mon 22 Aug 2022 to 03 Oct 2022
Frequency: Weekly
Class time: 9:30-11:30

Delivered ZOOM

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Begin your week with brilliant “classical” music with esteemed lecturer Dr
Robert Greenberg. This is a continuation of similar programs presented
previously, including Understanding the Fundamentals of Music, 30 Greatest
Orchestral Works, How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, and How to
Listen to and Understand Opera. We will view 2 lectures each week.
Part I: The Classical Piano Concerto
 Mozart (4 Lectures) – Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major, K503 (1786)
 Beethoven (4 Lectures) – Piano Concerto No. 5 in Eb Major, Opus 73
“Emperor” (1809)
Part II: Nationalism and Expressionism in the Late19th Century
 Dvorak (4 Lectures) – Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Opus 95 “New World”
 Strauss (4 Lectures) – “Death and Transformation” (1889)
Part III: Great 19th Century Violin Concerti
 Beethoven (4 Lectures) – Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 61 (1806)
 Brahms (4 Lectures) – Violin Concerto in D Major, Opus 77 (1878)
Part IV: Early romantic Era Program Music
 Mendelssohn (4 Lectures) – “Incidental Music”, Opus 61 (1842) and
“Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Opus 21 (1826)
 Liszt (4 Lectures) – “Totentanz” (1849)
REQUIREMENT: Love of music
TUTOR: Jim has presented a number of courses at U3APP, including the
evolution of the English language, histories of ancient civilisations in North,
South and Central Americas, Egyptian pharaohs , perception, vocabulary and
a host of other courses. Jim has a BSc and MSc in biological sciences from
Oregon State University, USA. He was on the U3APP CoM from 2018 to 2021
and was a member of the COVID-19 Working Group..

Including: 27 June & 4 July in holiday break