Academic Diploma for Early Music Courses

Objectives

3 - year - I Level

2 - year - II Level

At the end of the first level Academic Diploma in Renaissance and Baroque Singing studies, students should have acquired knowledge of historical techniques and the specific skills that would enable them to express their artistic idea. Particular emphasis will be given to the study of the most important repertoire of Renaissance and Baroque singing - including ensemble and polyphonic singing - and related performance practices, aiming as well to develop student’s ability to interact within different kinds of music ensembles. These objectives will also be achieved through the development of hearing perception, memorization and specific knowledge related to the organizational, compositional and analytical concepts of music, and their interaction. At the end of the three-year course, students will have gained a thorough understanding of the stylistic, historical and aesthetic general aspects related to their specific area.

At the end of the studies related to the first level Academic Diploma in Renaissance and Baroque Trumpet , Baroque Trombone, Baroque Oboe, Baroque Flute, students should have acquired the knowledge of historical techniques and specific skills that would enable them to express their artistic idea. Particular emphasis will be given to the study of the most important repertoire of Renaissance and Baroque - including the ensemble - and the related performance practices, with the aim as well to develop the student’s ability to interact within different kinds of music ensembles. These objectives will also be achieved through the development of hearing perception and memorization and specific knowledge related to the organizational , compositional and analytical concepts of music, and their interaction . Considerable attention will be devoted to the acquisition of proper emotional and postural control . At the end of the three-year course , students will have gained a thorough understanding of the stylistic, historical and aesthetic general aspects related to their specific area.

Moreover, student will obtain adequate skills in improvisation and ornamentation.

At the end of the studies related to the first level Academic Diploma in Harpsichord and historical keyboards , students should have acquired the knowledge of historical techniques and the specific skills that would enable them to express their artistic idea. During the study period students will acquire the skills needed to perform the repertoire of the harpsichord (as a main subject), the Organ ( early music repertoire ) and Fortepiano.

Particular emphasis will be given to the study of the most important repertoire of Renaissance, Baroque and Classical era - including the ensemble - and other related performance practices, with the aim to develop student’s ability to interact within different kinds of music ensembles. These objectives will also be achieved through the development of hearing perception and memorization and specific knowledge related to the organizational, compositional and analytical concepts of music, and their interaction.

Considerable attention will be devoted to the acquisition of proper emotional and postural control . At the end of the three-year course, students will have gained a thorough understanding of the stylistic, historical and aesthetic general aspects related to their specific area. Moreover, students will possess adequate skills related to the field of improvisation and ornamentation.

Admission requirements

High School degree. Certificate of proficiency in the theory and practice of solfeggio, harmony and piano (not compulsory for the last two disciplines).

Foreign students

Certificate of compliance for the foreign diploma.

Study Plan

The specific study plans of the courses included in the project (Canto Rinascimentale e Barocco – Clavicembalo e tastiere storiche – Oboe barocco e classico – Flauto barocco [Traversiere] – Tromba barocca – Trombone barocco) can be found on the web site: http://www.briccialditerni.it/pagine.php?id=133

 

Language

Italiano e Inglese

Timetable

The courses are equally distributed between the first and the second semester of the Academic Year (November, 3rd – October, 31st).

 

Costs

Tuition fee: € 15,00

Yearly fee: € 600,00

The cost of living in Terni is about € 700,00 per month.

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