MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Section ETR: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:30-3:45 in Room 6-170
Section FTR: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:10-5:25 in Room 6-170
Section UR: Thursdays 6:05-9:00 in Room 6-170

Class Documents Fall 2017


Materials for Quiz Two

Quiz Two Study Guide


YouTube Version
Spotify Version
Blogged Version for Phones (includes one video you can't get on youtube.)

Class Notes, Session 7

(Intro to the Baroque, Triads, Monody, Basso Continuo)

Class Notes, Session 8

(Loop-based compositions: Pachelbel, Bach, Purcell)

HTML Notes: Scales

In-class worksheet: Scales I (includes answers on extra page)

Class Notes, Session 9

(The Invention of Opera, Recitative vs. Aria, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas)

Class Notes, Session 10

(Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Bach "Little" Fugue, The Well-Tempered Clavier)

HTML Notes: Triads

In-class worksheet: Scales II (includes answers on extra page)

Class Notes, Session 11

(Conducting patterns, The Well-Tempered Clavier continued, Bourrées I & II from Cello Suite No. 3)

Class Notes, Session 12

(Bach Cantata No. 140, Handel's Messiah)

Materials for Quiz One

Quiz One Study Guide

Medieval Playlist: YouTube / Spotify
Renaissance Playlist: YouTube / Spotify

Youtube Playlist for Phones (Medieval + Renaissance)

Class Notes, Session 1

(Intro to Class, Why is Man Musical, Intro to Medieval Period)

Class Notes, Session 2

(Hildegard of Bingen, Pérotin, Technical terms - monophonic, polyphonic, melismatic, cantus firmus)

Class Notes, Session 3

(Secular Medieval Music: Minstrels, Troubadours, and Medieval Instruments)

Class Notes, Session 4

(Machaut's Messe di Nostre Dame, Intro to Renaissance, Josquin Despres, Palestrina)

Class Notes, Session 5

(Duple and Triple Meter, Weelkes and the Madrigal, New Trends in Instrumental Music, Anonymous Pavane and Galliard)