The Ten Greatest Composers of All Time (and How I Chose Them)

Winter Quarter, 2019

Tuesdays, 12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

B. The Ten Greatest Composers of All Time (and How I Chose Them) Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer, Conducting and Ensembles Stephen Alltop, Senior Lecturer in the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music, will offer a lively discussion about the ten composers he considers to be the greatest of all time, and the criteria employed in selecting them. A variety of live performances will be offered throughout the quarter. Class participants will be invited to submit statements in support of composers not shown on the list below. Dr. Alltop will address composers put forward by the class during the March 5 lecture.

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF SCHEDULE due to performers’ availability:

Stravinsky/Shostakovich will now be on Tuesday, February 19, and
Tchaikovsky will be on Tuesday, February 26.

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