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History Of Music

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Betsy Lownie

on 25 October 2013

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Transcript of History Of Music


History Of Music
HOW DIFFERENT PREFERENCES CREATED
the
Origins

Now
Prehistoric Music
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)
Ancient Music
(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
Middle Ages
Renaissance
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
Jazz
Blues
Rock & Roll
Soul, Hip Hop, R & B, Rap
Late 1300s
1000 AD
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
Famous Composers:
Johann Sebastian Bach
Claudio Monteverdi
Antonio Vivaldi
George Fredric Handel
Hip-Hop/ Rap
Dubstep

Boy Bands
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ludwig van Beethoven
Giuseppe Verdi

Frederic Chopin
Carl Maria von Weber
Peter Llyich Tchaikovsky
Pop
Electronic
&
The Classical Era:
Famous Composers:
Styles:
Vienna
The Romantic Era:
Famous Composers
(from ca. 1820 to 1900)
Instruments:
The Baroque Period
(1600-1750)
Instruments:
Servants
Opera
Chopin: nocturne op.9 no.2
Bach: The Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Beethoven: 5th Symphony
Clavichord
Organ
Harpsichord
Violin Family
Flute and Oboe
Timpani
The Piano
Nationalism
Sonatas
chamber music
symphonies
concertos
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