*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

Beethoven, Part I

This course will focus on Beethoven's symphonies, concertos, and a handful of his amazing piano sonatas. Each class will include background about the composer and a study of specific compositions; listening to musical excerpts; and viewing of recorded performances when available.

Instructor Bio:

Donald Loach is associate professor emeritus of music at the University of Virginia, where he taught courses in music history and theory for 33 years. He also served as Music Director of the University Singers, the UVA Glee Club, the Oratorio Society of Virginia, and St. Paul’s Memorial Church. Dr. Loach received his BA at the University of Denver, a Master of Music degree in music theory from Yale University, where he was a student of Paul Hindemith, and a PhD in Musicology from the University of California at Berkeley.

Recommended Reading:

Solomon, Maynard. Beethoven, 1988. Lockwood, Lewis. Beethoven: The Music and the Life, 2005.

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
A102 Donald Loach Sept 17, 24, Oct 1, 8, 15, 22 Mo 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Meadows Presbyterian Church WL

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