Book Now: Enjoy, Learn, Discuss Online Series!

Composers Writing for their Instruments

Our Enjoy, Learn, Discuss series is back! In this online talk Robert Small will explore how composers write for their own instruments, using their intimate understanding of the unique sound made, and the technical possibilities available to players. Examples that spring to mind are Bach-Organ, Chopin-Piano, Paganini-Violin, Lassus-Voice, Dowland-Lute.

About Robert
Robert Small presents Fine Music Breakfast on alternate Mondays, Sunday Morning Music, Evenings with the Orchestra and Recent Releases. Robert has presented several Enjoy, Learn, Discuss talks with topics including Carlo Gesualdo and Louise Dyer.


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