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2: Music of the Middle Ages

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    54326
  • Learning Objectives

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of historical and cultural contexts of the Middle Ages
    2. Recognize musical styles of the Middle Ages
    3. Identify important genres and uses of music of the Middle Ages
    4. Identify aurally selected compositions of the Middle Ages and critically evaluate the style
    5. Compare and contrast music of the Middle Ages with today’s contemporary music

    Thumbnail: A man playing the vielle. Cantigas de Santa Maria, about 1300. (Public Domain; Wikipedia)

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