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Music Throughout History

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  36 weeks
Content-type: Text-based
Age/Grade: 9th – 12th Grades
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How to Use This Course

In Music Throughout History, students study the history of music from the medieval period through modern times. The course begins with a look at music around the world and then moves to a study of how music in America has changed and developed over time. Both famous and lesser-known composers and hymn writers are studied.

Course Introduction

Our journey through music history will span thirty-six lessons. We explore different eras of time and the music that made up that time period. We study both famous composers and composers you may have never heard of. We also study hymn writers and how music in America has changed and developed over time. We wrap up the course by tying it all together and discussing how you can compose your own original musical composition.

  • Lesson 1: Medieval Era c. 500–c. 1400
  • Lesson 2: Renaissance Music Era c. 1400–c. 1600
  • Lesson 3: Renaissance Composers c. 1400–c. 1600
  • Lesson 4: Music of the Reformation Era c. 1517–c. 1648
  • Lesson 5: Baroque Music Era 1600–1750
  • Lesson 6: Baroque Composers 1600–1750
  • Lesson 7: Hymn Writers 1700–1750
  • Lesson 8: The Classical Period 1750–1830
  • Lesson 9: Classical Period Composers 1750–1830
  • Lesson 10: Music of the American Revolution 1765–1783
  • Lesson 11: Hymn Writers 1750–1800
  • Lesson 12: Hymn Writers 1750–1800, Continued
  • Lesson 13: Music of the Abolitionist Movement 1830–1870
  • Lesson 14: Hymn Writers 1800–1830
  • Lesson 15: Hymn Writers 1800–1830, Continued
  • Lesson 16: Romantic Period 1830–1900
  • Lesson 17: Romantic Period Composers 1830–1900
  • Lesson 18: Romantic Period Composers 1830-1900, Continued
  • Outline for Lessons 19–36 will be made available in the following months

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