Music lecture in Ocean County
During the free music lecture by Paul M. Somers, below, attendees will learn about and listen to standard musical forms today at the Ocean County Library's Little Egg Harbor branch.
Participants will learn the proper structure of and how to identify a symphony, a sonata, a rondo, a minuet and a scherzo. Somers will explain the meanings behind these forms and how to hear them. Somers, an adult education director for the Bay-Atlantic Symphony and co-founder of Maurice River Music, is also a composer and a performer. For 25 years he was the harpsichordist for the Virtuoso Strings of New York.
If You Go: The Somers' lectures will be held at the following times, dates and places: 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at the Ocean County Library, Little Egg Harbor branch, 290 Mathistown Road; 10:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Ocean City Public Library, room 110, 1735 Simpson Ave.; 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 17 in the community event room of the Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave.; and 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 18 at the Margate Public Library, 8100 Atlantic Ave. For further information, call the Bay-Atlantic Symphony at 856-451-1169 or Somers at 856-506-0580.
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