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Saturday 15th February 2020 (11:00 – 14:00)

Fugal techniques for ARCO and FRCO

St George's Metropolitan Cathedral, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 6HR

This class is fully booked. Plese click here to email to be added to the waiting list.

In this class Frederick Stocken will guide you through the techniques necessary for the ARCO written paper fugue question. Those entering or considering FRCO who passed ARCO before July 2016 will also find this class offers valuable preparation for the FRCO fugue question. Click here to download the Diploma examination regulations.

The following will be covered:
(i)  how to compose real or tonal answers to fugue subjects 
(ii) how to compose countersubjects in invertible counterpoint 
(iii) how to compose short episodes based on a given identified motif

The Venue
This class takes place in the Undercroft of St George's Metropolitan (RC) Cathedral, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HR. 

Fee: RCO Members £66; Non-members £77.

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