MSC 1003 - Music in Civilization

Class 3Wednesday, September 02

All right! Looks like we have some new joiners who registered on Monday and Tuesday. Welcome! Please look at class one for info on how everything is supposed to work.

Calendar Alert: There will be no class posted on Monday, Sept 7 (Labor Day). The next class is Sept 9.

Another short one

I've got two more perfectly nice segments on Medieval music for you today. I'll have to come roaring back after Labor Day with more material.

Assignment #5: Hildegard of Bingen

Please read our page on Hildegard, who was the most prolific composer of her era.

Then, Assignment #5 will ask you some questions. This is due on the day of Class 6 (Wed, Sept 16.)

Assignment #6: PĂ©rotin's Viderunt omnes

Next, it's time to check out one of the first polyphonic compositions.

Assignment #6 asks you six more questions. This one is also due on the day of Class 6 (Wed, Sept 16.)

Old Stuff

from class one:

Assignment #1: Why is Man Musical?
Assignment #2: Intro to the Medieval Church

from class two:

Assignment #3: Gregorian Chant as Music
Assignment #4: The Three Textures

All four of these are due on the day of Class 5 (Mon, Sept 14).

Have a great long weekend, you guys!