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MUPG 691 Vocal Ornamentation (3 credits)

Offered by: Performance (Schulich School of Music)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Performance : Introduction to the major treatises with emphasis on their practical application to modern performance. Through the study and discussion of both primary and secondary sources, students will observe and compare national styles. Special topics include the conventions of recitative; text-driven embellishment; ornamentation in Handel's dramatic works.

Terms: Fall 2021

Instructors: Smith Bessette, Tracy (Fall)

  • 3 hours

  • Restriction: Open to singers, keyboardists, and conductors or with permission of the instructor

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