History of MusicThe eav History of Music: Part 1The distinctive characteristics of music and instruments worldwide;The Middle Ages and RenaissanceEarly Christian and secular music; plainchant, cantus firmus, motet, polyphony, counterpoint; Machauf, Landini, Dufay, Ockeghem, Josquin.The Baroque EraNew forms such as opera, bel canto, concerto grosso,... Click To Read More About This Product
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History of Music
The eav History of Music: Part 1
The distinctive characteristics of music and instruments worldwide;The Middle Ages and Renaissance
Early Christian and secular music; plainchant, cantus firmus, motet, polyphony, counterpoint; Machauf, Landini, Dufay, Ockeghem, Josquin.The Baroque Era
New forms such as opera, bel canto, concerto grosso, toccata, prelude and fugue, oratorio; violin and harpischord; Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Lully, Scarlatti, Vivaldi, Handel, Bach.Into the Classical Period
Gallant and sentimental styles, birth of the symphony; pianoforte, continuing tonal development and sonata allegro; Haydn, Mozart, early Beethoven.The eav History of Music: Part 2
the multiple roles of music in various societies.Early Romanticism
Beethoven and his influence; harmony; Schubert, Berlioz, Liszt, Chopin, Schumann; music in Italy; Verdi.Later Romanticism
Wagner's radicalism vs. Brahm's conservatism; influence of nationalism and of Freud's ideas; Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Grieg, Puccini, Mahler, Strauss.The Early Twentieth Century
Debussy and impressionism; new approaches to tonality; Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Siblius, Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Bartok; audience resistance.Into the 1980s
--Experiments of Varese, Cowell, Cage, Partch, Reich, Glass; serial, aleatoric, electronic music; minimalism; popularity of Copland and Shostakovich; the future.
Part 1: Origins and Overviews, Middle Ages / Renaissance, Baroque Era, Classical Period
Part 2: Early Romanticism, Later Romanticism, Early Twentieth Century, Into the 1980s.
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