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16. ASSIGNMENTS: Barbarians 1. Germanic Barbarians Go to YouTube Svn4713 Keyword: tosca Playlist: Barbarians Watch the videos 1 through 4. Answer the following: Compare the epic of Beowulf to other epics we know about (such as Homer, and the epic of Manas, see lecture outline). How are they alike? How are they different? Describe the way you imagine the story of Beowulf being performed. 2. Scops and Storytellers of Anglo Saxon England Go to the following site and answer these questions: http://www.regia.org/music.htm Who were the “scops”?
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Unformatted text preview: What can we learn about them from what we know about the epic of Beowulf? This site identifies and discusses three classes of musical instruments popular among the Vikings and Saxons: string, wind, and percussion. Name and describe 2 from each category. 3. The Celts Go to YouTube Svn4713 Keyword: tosca Playlist: Barbarians Watch the videos 7 through 12. Answer the following: Describe the appearance and sound of these instruments: Dordiseal Bodhran Irish bagpipes Celtic harp...
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