Capturing the Classical Polyphonic Sound: Historical Performance Practice for Parish Choirs - with Charles Weaver


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What can a parish music director take away from historical research in terms of performance practice? Join Prof. Charles Weaver (Juilliard, CUNY) as we discuss phrasing, rhythm, vibrato, pitch, tuning, and other issues which inform the performance of Renaissance polyphony.

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To find out more about Prof. Weaver's summer class at St. Joseph's Seminary, please go to:

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