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W19-WPP-106 THE VIOLIN

February 14 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until February 14, 2019

W19-WPP-106 THE VIOLIN
Thursdays: 1-2 p.m.
5 Sessions: Jan. 17-Feb. 14
WESTMINSTER POINT PLEASANT
DaVid Pineda-Huezo

You may have assumed that the violin was invented by Italians, but in this course, you’ll learn that its origins lie at least as far back as ancient Egypt. We’ll trace its development into the modern violin born in the 16th century in the territories that are now Germany, Austria, and Northern Italy, and look at the changes it has undergone. Identifying the violin only with classical music ignores much of its history. We’ll consider its vast musical repertoire representing many cultures. We’ll also discuss how, over the years, instruments in the violin family were fabricated, the science their creators employed, and how they evolved in response to performers’ virtuosic demands. Finally, we’ll address instruments as assets—how they are valued and how their provenance is documented.
Silver Member: $85; Gold Member: $76.50.

Venue

Westminster Point Pleasant
1533 4th Ave.
Bradenton, FL 34205 United States
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Phone:
(941) 747-1881
Website:
http://westminsterretirement.com