A Song By Any Other Name
with Richard Jackson
Accompanist: Richard Shaw
Friday 22 June – Sunday 24 June 2018
Course No. 3276
Solo Study Course
A weekend of German, French and Italian art-songs; Lied, Mélodie and Canzona.
Explore how composers illuminate text, and make a real marriage - or a very civil partnership - between words and music. We will make foreign language less foreign by examining the meaning of the text itself, and considering how the words and music interact. Guaranteed enlightenment - guaranteed fun! Please bring four pieces; suggestions can be provided on request.
All courses are held at Jackdaws in the village of Great Elm, a small village to the west of Frome in Somerset, approximately 30 minutes drive from Bath. Frome Train station is just 3 miles from Jackdaws with direct trains from Bristol, Bath, Cardiff and London.
A £50 deposit is required to secure your place on this course.
The Course Fee is inclusive of all meals, refreshments and tuition at Jackdaws, except Breakfast which is included in the separate B&B cost.
Accommodation is payable in addition to the Course Fee. B&B rates start at £39 per night (single room, shared bathroom) and from £49 (en suite, subject to availability) booked through Jackdaws. Please let us know your requirements when booking on a course.
B&B rooms are located in friendly family homes and local Guest Houses, and are either within walking distance or a short drive away (5 – 10 minutes).
Please let us know at the time of booking of any dietary allergies or if you require a vegetarian menu, and we will be happy to accommodate. Meals are lovingly prepared on site by our cooks.
Breakfast is the only meal served at the accommodation; all other meals are provided on site at Jackdaws.
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