Music with Michael Lankester PM Zoom Only

‘The musician – alone in the world with his more or less unintelligible language…’ ~ Albert Roussel

When the composer, Aaron Copland, was asked, ‘Is there a meaning to music? he replied: ‘My answer to that would be Yes.’ When asked, ‘Can you state in so many words what that meaning is?’ he replied: ‘My answer to that would be No.’ In this series of talks, illustrated by the music of the greatest composers and performers, Michael Lankester examines the various elements that go into the creation of a musical composition and why these elements are, in essence, an unlimited musical vocabulary.

1. The Fundamentals

2. The Harmony of the Spheres and the Harmonic Series

3. Rhythm and Motion

4. Melody

5. The Structure and Architecture of Music

6. Music and Colour

7. Orchestration

8. Opera and Song – the Setting of Words to Music

9. The Perception of Music

10. The Emotional Journey



Nov 03 2022


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm




Michael Lankester
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