MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Class 16Monday, April 05

Welcome back

Today is a pretty big day for finishing up our Baroque stuff . We've got Assignment #28: Bach's Bourrée, Assignment #29: Religious Music, AND Special Assignment #2 which are all due by midnight.

I've scheduled my usual afternoon zooms today to field last-minute questions about the special assignment. Just go to the office hours page to sign up.

And, of course, there are two new units for today's class.

Assignment #36: Sonata Form in Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik

First, please watch our video lecture about sonata form.

Then, Assignment #36 asks you seven questions about it.

This assignment is due on the day of Class 20 (Mon, April 19).

Assignment #37: Early Beethoven

First, please read our online material about Beethoven's early period. We'll learn how he became the hot new musician in Vienna in the 1790's, and we'll explore two of his most famous piano sonatas in detail.

Assignment #37 asks you eight questions about it.

This one is also due on the day of Class 20 (Mon, April 19).

Old Stuff

from class twelve:

Assignment #28: J. S. Bach's Cello Suite No. 3
Assignment #29: Religious Music in the Baroque

These are due today.

from class thirteen:

Special Assignment #2: Baroque Mystery Track is also due today.


Assignment #30: Intro to the Classic Period, and
Assignment #31: The Violin Family

are due on Wed, April 7.

from class fourteen:

Assignment #32: Mozart and Haydn Biographies
Assignment #33: Dynamics, Tempo, and Articulation
Assignment #34: Minuet and Trio

These are due on Monday, April 12

from class fifteen:

Assignment #35: Don Giovanni is due Wed, April 14.

OK, that's it for now.