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Music Through The Ages Power Point

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A look at how music has evolved from the very beginning. This slide show includes links to internet information such as historical facts and You Tube videos in order to provide a multitude of facts about composers and musical eras.

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Music Through The Ages Power Point

  1. 1. Music Through the Ages A LOOK AT MUSICAL ERAS AND THE COMPOSERS WHO SHAPED THEM. BY REBECCA HUDELSON Quit
  2. 2. Here is a list of Musical Eras:  Antiquity  Medieval Resources  Renaissance  Baroque  Classical  Romantic  20 th Century  Contemporary Quit
  3. 3. Antiquity “I am a tombstone,  Dates: ?B.C.-500A.D. an image. Seikilos  Very little is known about placed me here as an everlasting sign the composers or their of deathless music at this time. remembrance.”  One of the few examples is The Epitaph of Seikilos, composer unknown. This song was written on a tombstone with these words: Quit
  4. 4. Medieval  Dates: 500A.D.-1400 More info on this period  Two of the notable composers:  Léonin  Francesco Landini  Well-known instrument of the time: The Pan Flute Quit
  5. 5. Léonin Dates: 1150-1201? More info on this composer “The father of polyphonic organum”. Quit
  6. 6. Francesco Landini More info on this Landini lead the composer “Italian ars nova”. Dates: 1325?- 1397 Quit
  7. 7. Renaissance  Dates: 1400-1600 More info on this  Two of the notable composers: period  Josquin Des Prez  Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina  Well-known instrument of the time: The Lyre Quit
  8. 8. Josquin Des Prez Dates: 1450?-1521 More info on this The first composer master of polyphonic vocal music. Quit
  9. 9. Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Dates: 1525?-1594 More info on this The Italian composer of the Renaissance Quit
  10. 10. Baroque  Dates: 1600-1760 More info on this  Two of the notable composers: period  Johann Sebastian Bach  George Friderich Händel  Well-known instrument of the time: The Harpsichord Quit
  11. 11. Johann Sebastian Bach Dates: 1685-1750 More info on this Brought the composer Baroque period to its ultimate maturity. Quit
  12. 12. George Friderich Händel Dates: 1685-1759 More info on this composer “Cosmopolitan” Baroque Quit
  13. 13. Classical  Dates: 1730-1820 More info on this  Two of the notable composers: period  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Ludwig van Beethoven  Well-known instrument of the time: The Clarinet Quit
  14. 14. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart More info on this Over 600 composer works in less than 40 years. Dates: 1756-1791 Quit
  15. 15. Ludwig van Beethoven Dates: 1770-1827 More info on this The transition composer from classical to romantic: pushing the listeners’ limits. Quit
  16. 16. Romantic  Dates: 1815-1910 More info on this  Who were the notable composers? period  Richard Wagner  Hector Berlioz  Well-known instrument of the time: The Piano Quit
  17. 17. Richard Wagner Dates: 1813-1883 More info on this The father of composer chromaticism. Quit
  18. 18. Hector Berlioz Dates: 1803-1869 More info on this composer The troubled master of fantasy. Quit
  19. 19. 20th Century  Dates: 1900-2000 More info on this  Who were the notable composers? period  Claude Debussy  Igor Stravinsky  Subcategories:  Neoclassical  Impressionist  Expressionist Quit
  20. 20. Claude Debussy Dates: 1862-1918 More info on this Tonality composer and beyond! Quit
  21. 21. Igor Stravinsky Dates: 1882-1971 More info on this composer A composition of every kind. Quit
  22. 22. Contemporary  Dates: 1975-present More info on this  Two of the notable composers: period  John Cage  Steve Reich •Subcategories: oPostmodernism oElectronic oMinimalism Quit
  23. 23. John Cage Dates: 1912-1992 More info on this composer The pioneer of post-war avant- garde. Quit
  24. 24. Steve Reich The master of minimalism. More Dates: 1936-present info on this composer Quit
  25. 25. Resources www.google.com www.youtube.com www.wikipedia.org Quit

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