Brief Baroque Period Paper
Length: 1000 words
The piece of music that I like best from the Baroque period was the first Hallelujah
chorus you had us listen to in class from Georg Frederic Handels Messiah. The reas
Music 100 Dr. Cook
When was the Romantic period?
In part, what was the RP a revolt against?
-aristocratic, social, and political norms of the Age of Enlightenment
What was it most strongly embodied in?
-visual arts, m
Research Report No. 1
Length: 1207 words
Internet sites: 5
Carlo Gesualdo was an Italian music composer during the late Renaissance. He was
Prince of Venosa and Count of Conza and is known for his very expressive madrigals and also
for committing murders.
Appreciation of Music Honors
Music Response Paper
Length: 956 words
Composition: Mozart, Symphony No. 40 in G minor, KV. 550
Mozart was a brilliant composer. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest, if
not the greatest, composer to have ever li
THE BAROQUE PERIOD
(textbook, pp. 97-149)
THE INCREASING IMPORTANCE OF SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION
Scientists such as Galileo Galilei (1564-1622) and Isaac Newton (1642-1727) broke away from the older model of
THE CLASSICAL PERIOD
(textbook, pp. 151-208)
Franz Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven
MUSICAL FORMS AND GENRES:
SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: During the Baroque period, a primarily string orchestra has
CLASSICAL MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
GREAT CONCERT HALLS
Musikverein- Vienna Austria
The concert hall was built by the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, on a piece of land given by Emperor Franz
Joseph, and it was opened on January 6, 1870. A historic organ
THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND BEYOND
1900(textbook, pp. 278-)
The TWENTIENTH CENTURY saw the British, Chinese, Russian, German, Ottoman, and AustroHungarian empires dissolved in the first half of the century, with all but the British, F
THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
(textbook, pp. 204-275)
Compared to other musical periods, the Romantic Period was among the shortest in span (80 years. The
movement originated in the second half of the 18th century in Europe, and
MUSIC 100 Dr. Cook
What are a few great concert halls?
-Musikverein-Vienna Austria; La Scala Opera House-Milan Italy; Concerhaus-Berlin Germany;
Who built the Musikverein?
-Gesellschaft der Musikfreund