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									Music History - Assignment #2
Individual Periods of Music History
   1. Log on to computer. Locate and start HyperMusic -- History program.
   2. Complete worksheet for each period of music history. All answers can be
      found in the HyperMusic -- History site.


TIPS & HINTS:
 All worksheets are worth the same amount.
 You do not have to complete the worksheets in order.
 Extra worksheets completed will give you bonus marks.
 For help with Vocabulary, check the Glossary.
 For help with Composers, check the Composers Page.
 The number of each question goes with each subtopic. For example, question
   "2c" goes with subtopic 2.
 You can work on this at home if you have access to the internet. The address for
   the Music History web page is:
 http://www.musichistory.is-online.net
Middle Ages Period                           Name(s) _________________________________

Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________
Subtopics in period:
                1) _____________________________________________________________________
                2) _____________________________________________________________________
                3) _____________________________________________________________________
                4) _____________________________________________________________________
               5) Composers

1a. Where was medieval (middle ages) music created? _______________________________
1b. Why is most medieval music by anonymous sources (why did composers not put their name on
their music)? __________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
1c. Why was the melody of plainsong simple? _______________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

2a. Give two more names for minstrel (travelling musician). ___________________________
2b. How was secular music different from sacred music? _____________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
2c. Name three instruments that minstrels used. _____________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

3. What did polyphony do for composers? __________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

4. Who developed a new way of writing down music? ________________________________

5. Name 2 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                             Middle Ages Vocabulary
Plainsong _____________________________________________________________________
Monophony ___________________________________________________________________
Polyphony ____________________________________________________________________
Neumes _______________________________________________________________________
Gregorian Chant _______________________________________________________________
Organum _____________________________________________________________________
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Renaissance Period                           Name(s) _________________________________

Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________

Subtopics in period:
1) _____________________________________________________________________
2) _____________________________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________________________
4) _____________________________________________________________________
5) Composers

1a. What did sacred music develop from? __________________________________________
1b. What were composers very interested in? _______________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
1c. What did church leaders worry about? _________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

2a. What was the most popular form of secular music? _______________________________
2b. Where were they usually sung? ________________________________________________

3. Who sang chorales? __________________________________________________________

4a. What were the two most common instruments? __________________________________
4b. Name three other instruments: ________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

5. Name 3 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________
        3rd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                             Renaissance Vocabulary
Plainsong _____________________________________________________________________
Polyphony ____________________________________________________________________
Madrigal ______________________________________________________________________
Motet ________________________________________________________________________
Chorale _______________________________________________________________________
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Baroque Period                             Name(s) _________________________________
Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________
Subtopics in period:
1) Characteristics
2) _____________________________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________________________
4) _____________________________________________________________________
5) Composers

2a. What did Baroque melodies usually contain? ____________________________________
2b. What did composers begin to write in their music? _______________________________

3a. Name four things that opera combines. __________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
3b. Name the two types of opera. __________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
3c. How is the cantata different from opera? ________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
4a. What became as important as vocal (singing) music? ______________________________
4b. What do you call a form of music for many instruments that features a soloist?
______________________________________________________________________________

5. Name 3 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________
        3rd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                                Baroque Vocabulary
Concerto _____________________________________________________________________
Movement ____________________________________________________________________
Aria __________________________________________________________________________
Recitative _____________________________________________________________________
Improvisation _________________________________________________________________
Libretto ______________________________________________________________________
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Classical Period                             Name(s) _________________________________

Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________
Subtopics in period:
1) Characteristics
2) _____________________________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________________________
4) _____________________________________________________________________
5) _____________________________________________________________________
6) Composers

2a. Name the three types of instrumental music developed in the Classical period.
______________________________________________________________________________
2b. What instruments were concertos written for? ___________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
2c. What does symphony mean? ___________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

3a. How many sections in sonata form? ____________________________________________

4a. How do composers make each movement of a symphony different? ___________________
______________________________________________________________________________
4b. Who is the "Father of the Symphony?" Why do you think he is called the "Father of the
Symphony"? __________________________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

5a. What was the most important type of vocal music in the Classical period? ____________
5b. Name the two styles of opera. ________________________________________________

6. Name 3 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________
        3rd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                                Classical Vocabulary
Absolute music ________________________________________________________________
Sonata ____________________________________________________________________
Coda ______________________________________________________________________
Movement ____________________________________________________________________
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Romantic Period                              Name(s) _________________________________

Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________
Subtopics in period:
1) Characteristics
2) _____________________________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________________________
4) _____________________________________________________________________
5) _____________________________________________________________________
6) _____________________________________________________________________
7) _____________________________________________________________________
8) _____________________________________________________________________
9) Composers

2. How is the Romantic symphony different from the Classical symphony? ______________
______________________________________________________________________________

3. How is the tone poem different from a program symphony? __________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

4. What is a concert overture? ____________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

5. Name the two most important composers of opera in the Romantic period. ____________
______________________________________________________________________________

6. What is the function (purpose) of lieder? _________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

7a. What did Nationalism do? _____________________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
7b. Which country was the leader of the Nationalist movement? _______________________

8a Why were miniatures extremely popular? ________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
8b. What instrument were miniatures written for? ___________________________________

9. Name 3 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________
        3rd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                               Romantic Vocabulary
Program Music ________________________________________________________________
Chamber Music ________________________________________________________________
Gesamtkunstwerk ______________________________________________________________
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The 20th Century                           Name(s)_________________________________
Dates of period being studied?___________________________________________________
Subtopics in period:
1) Characteristics
2) _____________________________________________________________________
3) _____________________________________________________________________
4) _____________________________________________________________________
5) _____________________________________________________________________
6) Composers

(Answers to the following 3 questions are on the main Twentieth Century page)
a. What are the only limits on music composition in the 20th century? ___________________
______________________________________________________________________________
b. How are melodies of the 20th century different from before? _________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
c. What do some composers use electronics for? _____________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

2a. How is Impressionist music different from Romantic music? _______________________
______________________________________________________________________________
2b. Name two Impressionist composers. ____________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

3a. How is Neoclassical music similar to music of the Classical period? __________________
______________________________________________________________________________
3b. What makes Igor Stravinsky's music interesting? ________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

4a. What does the composer do in chance music? ____________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
4b. Why is chance music interesting? ______________________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________

5a. Name two ways of describing atonal music. ______________________________________
______________________________________________________________________________
5b. What kind of music did composers of the "Second Viennese School" write? ___________
______________________________________________________________________________


6. Name 3 Composers you might like to write a report on (if you need help on composer names, look
on the "Composer Pages"):
        1st choice. ______________________________________________________________
        2nd choice. ______________________________________________________________
        3rd choice. ______________________________________________________________


                                 20th Century Vocabulary
Atonal ________________________________________________________________________
Program Music ________________________________________________________________
Neoclassical ___________________________________________________________________
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