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History Of Music
Transcript of History Of Music
History Of Music
HOW DIFFERENT PREFERENCES CREATED
Music predates recorded history (a.k.a, before true language was created)
Used in many rituals and ceremonies
Instruments: flutes, drums, rattles
(Before 500 AD)
(Mesopotamia, Egypt, Persia, India, China, Greece, Rome, Egypt)
Has basic notes and scales
Each culture had its own music
Large part of everyday life
Used to show power, f0r entertainment, and propaganda
Gods were associated with music
The Start of Western Music
The Twentieth Century "America's century"
Example: Neanderthals created language through sound rather than words
Mainly secular music created by the church
Monophonic chant- music sung to a single unaccompanied melody
Polyphony chant- Expanded in rhythm, harmony and texture until reaching a complex style
Common themes were theology, politics, medicine, and science.
The role of slaves in 20th century music
Rock & Roll
Soul, Hip Hop, R & B, Rap
Music was a part of religious, civic, and courtly life
Funding became widespread and expanded past solely catholic religious support
Variety of sound
Renaissance composers fitted words and music together in a dramatic fashion
Music for the masses
The 21st Century
Johann Sebastian Bach
George Fredric Handel
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Carl Maria von Weber
Peter Llyich Tchaikovsky
The Classical Era:
The Romantic Era:
(from ca. 1820 to 1900)
The Baroque Period
Chopin: nocturne op.9 no.2
Bach: The Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Beethoven: 5th Symphony
Flute and Oboe