Chamber Music: The Rites of Spring

Just as the spring season marks a cyclical rebirth as the world emerges from winter’s respite, the works on the “Rites of Spring” program celebrate new beginnings in musical life at significant junctures in the history of concert music.
Chamber Music: The Rites of Spring
Saturday, July 8th | 10:00 am
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Center For Life Enrichment

Just as the spring season marks a cyclical rebirth as the world emerges from winter’s respite, the works on the “Rites of Spring” program celebrate new beginnings in musical life at significant junctures in the history of concert music. This lecture will explore how the works of Vivaldi, Beethoven and Stravinsky incorporate characteristic musical features of their age while also offering a glimpse of the new musical possibilities unfolding around them. For concert tickets contact the Highlands-Cashiers Music Festival (526-9060).

Presenter: Marie Sumner Lott is Associate Professor of music history at Georgia State University. She

is the author of The Social Worlds of Nineteenth-Century Chamber Music: Composers, Consumers,

Communities. Her latest research project explores Romantic Medievalism, or evocations of the Middle Ages in art and music during the long nineteenth century.

Cost: $25/$35

Coordinator: Bill Hartman


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