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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

German Romanticism: Mahler and More

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Program #21197RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Explore revered works by Mahler and other composers who belong to the sacred lineage of German-Austrian composers of the German Romanticism period. Investigate those who presented a unique outlook of the world and the human experience, while embracing a greater emotional scope and wider variety of ideas through their music. Compare and contrast several German Romanticism composers whose works stressed themes of escapism, expressive tone color, expanded harmony, and nature as a mirror to the human heart.


Highlights

• Investigate where particular composers of the period drew inspiration for their master works.
• Study the superb blending of voices and orchestration found in many famous compositions of this period.
• With museum experts at the world-class Walters Art Museum, assess exceptional works of art produced during the German Romantic period.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

There is little standing or walking on this program.

Coordinated by Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Nov 17 — Nov 22, 2013 waitlist only  

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5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
9 Performances

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4.8
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