HU300: Unit 4 <ul><li>Music </li></ul>
What is Music? <ul><li>&quot;An artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a str...
Brief Musical Timeline -Recorded history <ul><li>Medieval Music (500-1400) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Styles : Gregorian Chant,...
Renaissance (Rebirth) 1400-1700 <ul><li>Popular Styles : Cantus Firmus (based on Gregorian Chants), Chorale and Hymns, The...
The Lute
Baroque (1600-1760)  European Classical music <ul><li>Popular Styles :  </li></ul><ul><li>Sarabande (spanish dance) </li><...
Classical (1750-1820) <ul><li>composers : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Bach, Giuliani, Weber and Boccherine (among ...
Mozart (1756-1791)
Romantic (1815-1910) <ul><li>The period stressed emotional expression, romantic love (themes found in music, art and liter...
20th Century (1900-2000) <ul><li>Important musical styles:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Romantic, contemporary classic, electron...
21st Century  (2000-present) <ul><li>a continuation of late 20th century music. </li></ul><ul><li>Rap, pop, soul and rock ...
Seminar Questions <ul><li>How can you best define folk, ragtime, jazz, rock, pop, and hip-hop music? Have they influenced ...
See you on the Boards! Thanks for watching, Dr. McCarthy
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  1. 1. HU300: Unit 4 <ul><li>Music </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Music? <ul><li>&quot;An artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Any pleasing and harmonious sound.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The sounds produced by singers or musical instruments.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Music as human expression is universal, even if musical styles are not! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(Source: wordnet.princeton.edu) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Brief Musical Timeline -Recorded history <ul><li>Medieval Music (500-1400) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Styles : Gregorian Chant, Madrigal, Ars Nova, monophonic (in 1 voice) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Popular Instruments : flute, recorder, pan flute, ocarina, lute, and the lyra. </li></ul></ul>You are listening to a Gregorian chant now!
  4. 4. Renaissance (Rebirth) 1400-1700 <ul><li>Popular Styles : Cantus Firmus (based on Gregorian Chants), Chorale and Hymns, The French Chanson (polyphonic 2-4 independent voices), and the Madrigal! </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Instruments : Slide Trumpet, Trumpet, Sackbut (Sagbutt), Cornett, Viol, Lyre, & Irish Harp! </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Lute
  6. 6. Baroque (1600-1760) European Classical music <ul><li>Popular Styles : </li></ul><ul><li>Sarabande (spanish dance) </li></ul><ul><li>Courante (French dance) </li></ul><ul><li>Overture (Dramatic - French origins) </li></ul><ul><li>Allemande (upbeat dance) </li></ul><ul><li>Minuet (triple beat dance) </li></ul><ul><li>Gigue (upbeat dance in “compound” meter) </li></ul>If it ain’t baroque, don’t fix it! (I could not resist)
  7. 7. Classical (1750-1820) <ul><li>composers : Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Bach, Giuliani, Weber and Boccherine (among many others) </li></ul><ul><li>styles : classical music traits include polyphony, homophony, harmony, the use of chords, chamber music, opera, symphony. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Mozart (1756-1791)
  9. 9. Romantic (1815-1910) <ul><li>The period stressed emotional expression, romantic love (themes found in music, art and literature). </li></ul><ul><li>Big Players: Beethoven, Lugwig Spohr, E.T.A. Hoffmann, Carl Maria von Weber, and Franz Schubert. </li></ul>The wanderer above the sea of fog, 1818, by Caspar David Friedrich
  10. 10. 20th Century (1900-2000) <ul><li>Important musical styles: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Romantic, contemporary classic, electronic, Jazz, blues, rock, swing, folk, blues, country, rock and roll, progressive rock, punk rock, funk, soul, salsa, disco, world music, new age music, Pop music, rap music and many variations! </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. 21st Century (2000-present) <ul><li>a continuation of late 20th century music. </li></ul><ul><li>Rap, pop, soul and rock still guide the industry. </li></ul>Lady Gaga
  12. 12. Seminar Questions <ul><li>How can you best define folk, ragtime, jazz, rock, pop, and hip-hop music? Have they influenced each other or do they seem distinct? </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you see as being the new standard bearers in different genres? Why do you believe they achieve this status? </li></ul><ul><li>What do the standard bearers communicate about the time, place, culture, influences, and circumstances that lead to these musical expressions? </li></ul>
  13. 13. See you on the Boards! Thanks for watching, Dr. McCarthy

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