From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores
Find out how musicians turn the notation of a musical score into a memorable performance. Change how you listen to music.
Who is the course for?
This course is intended for anyone with an interest in music. You do not need to be able to read musical notation or play an instrument.
What topics will you cover?
Week 1 Understanding the principles of musical scores
Week 2 Pianists and piano scores
Week 3 Musical collaboration and the role of the score
Week 4 Understanding orchestral scores
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Develop and understand the reasons for different musical notations
Apply and understand the relationship between notation and performance
Demonstrate how to navigate printed music
Engage and listen to a simple musical example alongside its notation