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3: Music of the Renaissance

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

    Thumbnail:     The Concert   Gerard van Honthorst - National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C., online collection (Public Domain) 

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