Chapter 30 (pp. 1003-1010) presents to us Verdi and Wagner, major composers of opera in the
1800s, and still popular today. Read those pages and then also explore and listen at the Website
below. Then, describe how Verdi, Wagner, and Puccini (peek at pp.
Chapter 28 has a section covering slavery (pp. 930-936) and some of the visual and literary arts
related to it. By creating awareness of oppression and arousing sympathy of supporters, the arts
can be a form of protest. Read those pages and then also expl
Chapter 29 follows through on the previous chapter in describing new trends to realism in
viewing workers and the poor in a time of upheaval, change, and war. Describe one (1) example
from art and one (1) example from literature that you can understand as
n Chapter 28, there is an extended presentation of the Industrial Revolution and some coverage
about Romantic art and Realist art in that era (pp. 936-948). After reading those pages, explore
these two forms of art at the Website below. Then, describe a s
n Chapter 27 (pp. 906-912), there is an extended presentation of the music of Beethoven and of
the developing romantic style of music. Beethoven is a major transitional figure between the
classical and romantic styles. Read those pages. Then, select and l
In Chapter 25 (pp. 818-824), we learn about classical music and two (2) of that genre's great
composers-Haydn and Mozart. After reading those pages, choose a composition (for a
symphony) by Haydn or Mozart at the links below and listen to it. Describe how
In Chapters 25 and 26, we encounter the idea of the "social contract" (pp. 814-5, 846). Read
these chapters and then explore this idea at the Website below. Explain how the belief in the
social contract can instigate or undermine a revolution. Provide an
Chapter 24 explores key developments and principles of the Enlightenment. It also (pp. 785-791)
covers Europe's increasing encounter with cultures around the globe that were very different.
Besides this chapter, also review the summary at the link below.
Review Chapter 21, pp. 695-8, and listen at the links below. Then, identify a composition by
Monteverdi or Vivaldi that demonstrates the qualities of the Baroque and explain your choice.
Listen to selections from Monteverdi or Vivaldi at
As you read Chapter 23 this week, consider the issue of patronage and how it has influenced and
made possible so much of our artistic heritage. Then, explore that issue at the two websites
below. Explain how a shift in artistic patronage signified the dim
After reading Chapter 22 and exploring the Baroque style at the "SmartHistory" link below,
describe a painting or sculpture that exemplifies the characteristics of the Baroque style and
demonstrates the Science of Observation. Then, go to Amsterdam's Rijk