Workshop: How Literature Springs Into Music
Wednesday, June 16, 2:50 PM (CDT)
Our Western cultural heritage owes much to the composer’s embrace of literature . The principles for transforming text into music are fascinating and historically consistent. We will consider these principles using examples from the Old Testament, Shakespeare, and Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
The absolute key at every age is reading. And not just the child reading, but reading aloud to the child. Read to them for as many minutes as you can each day. Every subject can be presented through reading . . . ~ Dr. Carol Reynolds