Music of WW1

Ref: C3673762

The music written during the First World War gives a very accurate account of its procedure from Land of Hope and Glory at the beginning, down to despair in the middle and then back up to elation at victory.

Course aim

To consider a range of music written during the First World War.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify key works that reflect the procedure of the war.
  • Identify the trajectory of the war as reflected by the music of the time.
  • Identify key composers of works written during the First World War.

How will I be taught?

  • This is a lecture.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • This is a lecture.

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Access the WEA What Next? booklet here http://www.wea.org.uk/learn-wea/what-can-i-do-next

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Music of WW1

Enrolment Conditions

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  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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