Step 4 - Music Theory 3 - Music History

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Step 4 - Music Theory 3 - Music History

50.00
  • Develops literacy, vocabulary, geography, history!
  • A quick, efficient history of music!
  • Exposes the student to great composers lives and works!
  • Fun, creative hands-on work!
  • Develops critical thinking skills!
  • Develops study in a self-determined manner!

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20 huge lessons. Seven weeks of study, a complete overview of the history of music.  Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart, Stravinsky...dozens of composers are investigated, their lives looked at and their works watched and listened to, using around 100 links to freely available performances on the Internet.  A music appreciation course for young students that will open up the world of music from the Baroque to today.

Composers and concepts covered in this course include:

  • Why music is important
  • What music is
  • Early religious music in Europe
  • Monteverde
  • Telemann
  • Baroque Music and art
  • Vivaldi
  • Handel
  • J.S. Bach
  • D. Scarlatti
  • Gluck
  • Haydn and the invention of the symphony
  • Mozart
  • Romanticism in art
  • Mendelssohn
  • Schubert
  • Beethoven
  • Chopin
  • Brahms
  • Johann Stauss II
  • Opera
  • Wagner
  • Verdi
  • Puccini
  • Impressionism in music
  • Debussy
  • Ravel
  • Borodin
  • Moussorgsky
  • Scriabin
  • Rimsky-Korsakov
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Rachmaninoff
  • Modern music
  • Stravinsky
  • Schoenberg
  • Sousa
  • Copland
  • Samuel Barber
  • George Gershwin
  • Musical Theater
  • Irving Berlin
  • Jerome Kern
  • Kurt Weill
  • Cole Porter
  • Richard Rodgers
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Blues, R & B, Pop

Please note – The student looking for a more thorough Music History education should look at our Music History Electives .  

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