Chapter 11 Outline

Chapter 11 Outline - Chapter 11 Outline Prelude Music the...

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Chapter 11 Outline 1. The Enlightenment and Music a. Classical music emerged in Europe in the second part of the 18 th  century b. Emperor Joseph II of Vienna: emerged from the Enlightenment movement c. People became less intent on controlling natural forces by science than on  turning these forces to human benefit d. Two French philosophers connected with the Enlightenment were Voltaire  and Rousseau 2. “The Pursuit of Happiness” a. The eighteenth century was an age of good living, than an age that valued  intelligence, wit, and sensitivity. The age cultivated the social arts (inventions  3. Art and Entertainment a. Art was expected to please, rather than instruct, impress, or express like the  Bar. era b. c. Music – before the formation of Classical styles, music was light; divertimento  was a piece designed to divert, amuse, and entertain 4. Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Opera a. Contributed articles on politics and music; He was a self taught composer who  made his living as a music copyist b. Attacked the aristocratic operas of the late Baroque era; He thought there 
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUSIC 1761 taught by Professor Robinette during the Spring '08 term at Temple.

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