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Storytelling Without Words

Presented by Red Door Chamber Music at Provincetown United Methodist Church, Provincetown MA

Feb 18 2023
Storytelling Without Words

A story told through music can have as many meanings as the number of people listening! We invite you to create your own story through the music of H. T. Burleigh, William Grant Still, Ned Rorem, Anton Dvorak and Carl Maria von Weber.

Like language, music conveys meaning to the listener.  Unlike language, music’s meaning is more subjective not specific, however, musical stories may still convey characters, landscape, direction, and even syntax. In music, bits of repeated melody can be used to create recognition of characters.  We call these leitmotivs. Important to telling a story in music is repetition. Repeating a melody, a rhythm can make you remember something you felt or thought previously in the music. Repetition can

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Tickets: $20 recommended donation; ages 17 and under free

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Provincetown United Methodist Church

20 Shankpainter Road, Provincetown, MA 02657