George Frederic Handel(1685-1759)• German-English composer•Operas,Oratorios, andConcertos
“The Messiah” •Written in 28 days •Overture: Opening to a large work of music •“Hallelujah” Chorus- Easter piece •“Comfort Ye”- what Male voice is this?http://youtu.be/bnK8V3BZNeM http://youtu.be/C3TUWU_yg4s http://youtu.be/RmknWYFr6Xk
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)•Germancomposer•Playedpiano, organ,harpsichord,violin and viola
Fugue in G minor•What instrument is this?•Count the number of times the“Theme” is repeated•What was another instrumentBach mainly wrote for? http://youtu.be/PhRa3REdozw
Brandenburg Concerto No. 5• Name the instruments you hear• What is the Tempo of this piece?• What two instruments have the melody? http://youtu.be/vMSwVf_69Hc
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)•Italian Composer•Concertos •Over 40 operas
The Four Seasons -Spring• What is Vivaldi trying to express in this piece of music?• What is the Tempo of this piece?• Tone painting • How is Vivaldi using “tone painting?” http://youtu.be/ZNBeW_2kGEA
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