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Between 1600 and 1800 countless manuals appeared on the subject: the improvised bass part on the harpsichord, pianoforte or organ. Musician and researcher Kathryn Cok unravels the secrets of the Dutch basso continuo accompaniment for modern-day musicians.
Dick de Graaf
The goal of my research is to contribute to the variety of existing jazz idioms by expanding jazz languages with methods derived from twentieth century composers of “new music”. I will do this by showing how examples of these composers’ methods can be transmitted into the practices of jazz composers and improvisers. As a teacher of improvisation I am also interested in how I can offer alternatives to today’s common practices in conservatory jazz education.
Today’s performances of medieval polyphony have a lot in common with those of other ‘classical’ or ‘early’ music. Ensembles perform pieces written by known or lesser known composers, which the listener can revisit by listening to recordings or reading a score.