-What is music?
-What is folk music?
-Early Vocal Music Map
-Sing á la Renaissance
-Early Music Examples
-Arranging & Composing
-Renaissance musical learning
-Renaissance - moving emotions
-Early Music in Swedish Libraries
Umeå Akademiska Kör
Theoretical aspects of singing
Focus on Ensemble Singing of
songs, with early music composer bibliography and performing examples.
Links to bibliography of composers, text writers and music arrangers of current repertoire.
What is music?
Thoughts about music.
What is folk music?
Thoughts about folk music with Swedish music examples (MP3-files).
A personal collection of Swedish folksongs (NWC-, MIDI- and PDF-files).
Early Vocal Music Map
covers composer bibliography, discography, sheet links (MIDI and PDF-files) and performing examples (MP3-files).
Sing á la Renaissance
is an example of amateur ensemble singing at home (MP3-files).
Early Music Examples
discussed during the course in Medieval and Renaissance Ensemble Singing (password protected MP3-files).
Flexible Arranging and Composing
- a simple approach to harmony inspired by Renaissance musicians, and adapted for practica use today by
Musica Practica Rediviva
- renaissance ideas to illuminate musical learning & music-making today by
Musica Practica Poetica
- a new look at the renaissance musician's approach to moving the emotions by
Early Music in Swedish Libraries
The Entire Sweden Sings
Link to the Royal Swedish Opera and a 10 lecture video course of singing presented by
Musik-Etnologiska Termer och Begrepp
Link to Encyclopedia at Centre for Swedish Folk Music and Jazz Research.
Link to Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary.
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