Additional InformationExtensive teacher's guides accompany each program and include notes to introduce the period, identification of pictures and music, suggested Internet resources, and complete tran... Click To Read More About This Product
Extensive teacher's guides accompany each program and include notes to introduce the period, identification of pictures and music, suggested Internet resources, and complete transcripts. The worksheet packet presents questions for review and outlines research and discussion projects. The programs can be used to introduce a period, highlight significant facts, develop test questions, or propose research topics.Medieval Art & Music
Journey back to medieval times in Western Europe to study pivotal changes in music, architecture, and art. Your students will study the construction of cathedrals and understand how the Catholic Church dictated the esthetic of the time. Photographs of magnificient cathedrals, stained glass windows, statuary and stone carvings, frescoes, tapestries, and illuminated manuscripts are accompanied by period music in this exceptional production.Baroque Art & Music
Relive the grandeur of the baroque period through this program's magnificent art and music. It features images from artists such as Caravaggio and Rembrandt and the energetic music of Handel and Frescobaldi, among others. The drama and splendor of baroque opera is also explored.Renaissance Art & Music
Immerse yourself in the beauty of one of the most artistically creative periods in history. See how the Renaissance artists and composers, influenced and inspired by the new humanistic philosophy, developed new forms and techniques such as painting with oils and four-part polyphony. Closely interwoven works of art and musical examples capture the vast and, in many ways, unsurpassed artistry of this period. Eighteenth-Century Art & Music
Travel back to the 18th century and become immersed in the classical period. From rococo to neoclassicism to the beginnings of romanticism and realism, developments in painting and sculpture are shown as they parallel music's changing styles: comic opera, Viannese classical style, and emerging romanticism. Discover how the Enlightenment inspired such masterpieces of art and music.Romanticism in Art & Music
Discover which events inspired such famous works as Berlioz's Requiem and Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People in this program that depicts the romantic period of the 19th century. Numerous works of art and music are related to their historical source. Visual and musical sequences express the spirit of romanticism, enabling the viewer to become totally immersed in this period.