About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering classical-period music material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about music from the classical era. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing classical instruments and composers
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about music (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Music from the Classical Period chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Music from the Classical Period chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any classical music question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about classical-period music for a standard music course. Topics covered include:
- Music of the Enlightenment period
- More classical music concepts
1. Music During the Enlightenment Period
The Enlightenment was a period that introduced many immense changes in Europe. These changes impacted the role and styles of music in society. In this lesson, we'll explore how music came to reflect the new attitudes of the era.
2. Composers of the First Viennese School
The term Classical music has more specific connotations than many realize. In this lesson, we're going to talk about the development of Classical music and the role of the First Viennese School.
3. Rococo Music: Period & Style
Music reflects a lot about the world it was created in. In this lesson, we'll see how Rococo music reflected changes in European society and set up changes to come.
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