Lecture 1-Intro.pptx - Intro to the History of Music II Music 1AA3(Winter 2018 Lecture 1 Introduction Dr Housez School of the Arts McMaster University

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Intro to the History of Music II Music 1AA3 (Winter 2018) Lecture 1: Introduction Dr. Housez School of the Arts McMaster University
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Agenda Review course outline Explore Revel and Top Hat Listen to musical examples from the Classical Era (Mozart), Nineteenth Century (Chopin), and Twentieth Century (Bernstein)
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What is this course about? Music of the following eras: Classical Era (1750-1800) Nineteenth Century (1800-1900) Twentieth Century (1901-2000) Topics include: Composers and their music Musical terms and concepts Shifting musical styles How these figures and their music relate to larger contexts
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FAQs What if I have little background in music? This course is designed for non-musicians. No previous knowledge of music or musical notation is required to succeed in this course What if I do have a background in music? Is this the right course for me? This course offers much to musicians and non- musicians alike as it covers many famous and less
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Unformatted text preview: known composers, their works, and times Using Avenue to Learn ( A2L ) • Announcements – Course outline: required materials (Revel and Top Hat), reading and listening assignments, test dates – 10 free Top Hat subscriptions • Content – Lecture slides and links • Discussions • Grades • Avenue Mail Listening to Music • Classical Era – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, 1 st mvt. • Nineteenth Century – Frédéric Chopin, Mazurka in B-flat (listen with score) • Twentieth Century – Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, “Tonight” from West Side Story A Musical Family: Mozart at the Keyboard with Sister, Nannerl, as Father, Leopold, looks on Chopin at 28, by Delacroix Chopin at 25 in 1835 Chopin playing at a salon Bernstein at work at the piano For This Week • Purchase required materials: Revel and Top Hat • Read “The Elements of Music: A Brief Introduction”...
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