Musical time periods

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Musical time periods

  1. 1. Musical Time Periods<br />Designed for 7th grade general music class by<br />John L. Madas<br />
  2. 2. Just Imagine…<br />
  3. 3. The 7 Music Time Periods<br />Antiquity – c. 400-800<br />Medieval – 800-1400<br />Renaissance – 1400-1600<br />Baroque – 1600-1750<br />Classical – 1750-1820<br />Romantic – 1820-1900<br />Contemporary – 1900-Present<br />
  4. 4. Why?<br />
  5. 5. Antiquity<br />c. 450-800<br />No known composers<br />Gregorian chant<br />
  6. 6. Medieval<br />800-1400<br />Composers: Guillaume de Machaut and John Dunstable<br />Sacred Music/Secular Music <br />
  7. 7. Renaissance<br />1400-1600<br />Renaissance - Rebirth<br />Composers: Claudio Monteverdi, William Byrd, Thomas Morley, and Giovanni Palestrina.<br />Renaissance Fairs<br />
  8. 8. Baroque<br />1600-1750<br />Basso Continuo and Ornamentation <br />Composers: J.S. Bach, George Fredrick Handel, and Antonio Vivaldi<br />Newton’s law of gravity<br />
  9. 9. Classical<br />1750-1820<br />Known as the Age of Enlightenment<br />Composers: Joseph Haydn, Wolfgang Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven<br />Famous American War?, Printing Press<br />
  10. 10. Romantic<br />1820-1900<br />Personal Feeling/Emotion<br />Composers: Claude Debussy, Felix Mendelssohn, and Richard Wagner.<br />Civil War (1861-1864)<br />
  11. 11. Contemporary<br />1900-Present<br />Scientific Age<br />Composers: Arnold Schoenberg, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Charles Ives<br />Cars, Airplanes, Computers, Medical Advancements, etc. <br />
  12. 12. Acrostic<br />All <br />Men<br />Read<br />Books<br />Containing<br />Radical<br />Characters<br />
  13. 13. Timeline<br />Click here to access the Musical Time Period’s time line!<br />
  14. 14. How about those numbers?<br />Starting Year – ONLY ONE!!<br /><ul><li>450
  15. 15. 800
  16. 16. 1400
  17. 17. 1600
  18. 18. 1750
  19. 19. 1820
  20. 20. 1900</li></li></ul><li>Sequence<br />Long/Short Time Differences<br />Antiquity 450-800: 350 Years!<br />Medieval 800-1400: 400 Years!<br />Baroque 1600-1750: 150 Years<br />Classical 1750-1820 70 Years<br />Romantic 1820-1900 80 Years<br />Contemporary 1900-Present<br />110 Years<br />
  21. 21. Quiz Time<br />Can you name all the periods? Don’t forget to use your memory devices.<br /><ul><li>Antiquity
  22. 22. Medieval
  23. 23. Renaissance
  24. 24. Baroque
  25. 25. Classical
  26. 26. Romantic
  27. 27. Contemporary</li></li></ul><li>Quiz Time<br />What is the first musical Time Period?<br /><ul><li>Antiquity
  28. 28. What is the last musical Time Period?
  29. 29. Contemporary</li></li></ul><li>Quiz Time<br />Can you list the STARTING dates for the time periods?<br /><ul><li>450
  30. 30. 800
  31. 31. 1400
  32. 32. 1600
  33. 33. 1750
  34. 34. 1820
  35. 35. 1900</li></li></ul><li>Next class, we will be listening to music examples from each time period and you will be commenting on how the music sounds. <br />
  36. 36. Credits<br />Reading Student Picture: http://www.clipartpal.com/clipart_pd/education/readingbook_11108.html<br />Antiquity Picture: http://www.luc.edu/faculty/pgraha1/womeninantiquity/wiasyllabus.htm<br />Medieval Picture: http://www.mythinglinks.org/euro~west~medieval.html<br />Renaissance Picture: http://karenswhimsy.com/renaissance-clothing.shtm<br />Baroque Picture: http://www.artknowledgenews.com/Antonio_Vivaldi_baroque-composer-artist.html?q=magnum<br />
  37. 37. Credits<br />Classical Picture: http://woodside.blogs.com/cosmologycuriosity/2008/01/off-topic-free.html<br />Contemporary Picture: http://www.gkb.k12.in.us/17062098194154320/cwp/browse.asp?a=3&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&c=54496&17062098194154320Nav=|&NodeID=69<br />Opening Slide: http://blogs.voices.com/buzz/2008/07/<br />Civil War Picture: http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war/1864/june/civil-war-battle.htm<br />
  38. 38. Credits<br />All information taken from www.essentialsofmusic.com<br />Timeline created on www.xtimeline.com<br />

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