|Class 5||Wednesday, February 17|
Today we are wrapping up the Renaissance! Monday's class will be our first "special assignment," in which you apply everything we've learned about the Medieval and Renaissance eras to a new mystery track.
I'm doing two more "meetup" zooms today at 1:00 and 2:30. See Assignment #9 to sign up.
If you have already done an online chat or sent me an email, there is no need to zoom.
Assignment #13: Palestrina and the Counter-Reformation
Here we will look at the Late Renaissance and some of the major trends there. Please read our coverage of Palestrina and the Counter-Reformation.
Assignment #13 asks you six questions.
This one is due on the day of Class 8 (Mon, March 1).
Assignment #14: Instrumental Music in the Renaissance
Please read and watch our online coverage of instrumental music in the Renaissance.
Then Assignment #14 asks you six questions.
This one is also due on the day of Class 8 (Mon, March 1).
Assignment #15: Madrigals
This is the last unit in the Renaissance! First, watch our online lecture about madrigals.
Then, Assignment #15 asks you seven questions.
This assignment is also due on the day of Class 8 (Mon, March 1).
from class one:
Assignment #2: Intro to the Early Medieval Church
These are due by 11:59pm today.
from class two:
Assignment #4: Texture
Assignment #5: Hildegard von Bingen
Assignment #6: Pérotin's Viderunt omnes
These are ALSO due by 11:59pm today.
from class three:
Assignment #8: Minstrels and Troubadours
Assignment #9: Zoom Meetups or Emails
7-8 are due on Class 6 (Mon, Feb 22) and #9 is due on Class 8 (Mon, March 1)
from class four:
Assignment #11: Intro to Renaissance Assignment #12: Josquin's Ave Maria
These are due on Class 7 (Wed, Feb 24)
RIP Chick Corea (1941-2021)
Chick Corea was an important jazz pianist in the 1970s. I have this concert youtube cued up to my favorite Chick composition, "Señor Mouse"