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 12UR: Thursday, March 16 at 2:30
ETR: Thursday, March 16 at 4:10
FTR: Thursday, March 16 at 6:05

For Tues-Thurs classes, this was Quiz 2. As of Monday night the 4:10 class grades are posted, 2:30 class will have to wait a few more days.

I'll repeat the Quiz Two info here for double-class people:

Quiz Two News

Our double class will do quiz two on Class 13/14 which is Thurs March 23.

Quiz Two Study Guide is already up.

And here is your Baroque period playlist: YouTube / Spotify / YouTube for Phones

(Pro-tip: Youtube for phones is actually your better source for videos, because it includes "my" Bach Bourrée vid.)

All notes and blogs for this unit are now up, and Assignment #8: Quiz 2 Preview is now live.

Timbre / Tone Color

Aside from the quiz we briefly talked about the scientific underpinning of musical "tone color" or "timbre" (basically the way that one instrument sounds different from another, e.g. flute vs. trumpet.)

I do have some class notes on this:

document iconClass Notes for Session 12 document icon

and here are some youtubes of instrumental samples being subjected to spectral analysis.