The Medieval Period Quick Guide in Music History is a quick guide to music samples, videos, fun facts, and major composers of the medieval period of western art music history. This interactive slideshow allows you to introduce middle school or junior high students to music in the medieval period.**N
Complete Medieval Era History unit for middle school students!
This unit contains the following:
-Vocabulary Terms and Definitions
-Composer Study Assignment
-2 Listening Example Activities
-Coordinating Teacher Keys for every page
This unit contai
Introduce your students to the wonderful world of medieval music with this engaging and comprehensive set of slides! Beginning at 600AD with the birth of Gregorian chant, the 14 full-colour slides take students through:Monophonic music and the oral traditionSacred vs secular musicThe beginnings of m
11-28-17 Update: broken links fixed and typos corrected!
This lesson on the earliest era of music will help you teach your late elementary/early middle school students about the Medieval Era. Students will learn about 7 instruments, 5 composers, and basic vocabulary/concepts needed to understand m
This lesson is meant to help introduce students to the fact that the "Dark Ages" were not so dark! It is a brief lesson that requires students have access to a computer but can be used as a homework assignment as it is an individual-lead assignment. Students listen to and research a medieval instru
*Read First*Creative Story Music Compositions- Medieval Quest is INCLUDED in the The Magical Lute; A Musical Quest DELUXE EDITIONThis is a studio/classroom license which means it is reproducible. Use with all your students!Click preview to see a sample of a finished page. For an inside look at the C
Take your students back in time and introduce them to Medieval music. Students will discover music of the middle ages. They will listen to Gregorian chant and answer questions about medieval music. Questions include short answer and multiple choice. There are 10 questions and two short answer l
Welcome!My goal is to provide educators with thoughtful materials that they can either integrate into their current curricula or adopt entirely. The Early Music: Medieval and Renaissance Eras unit explores the earliest eras of Western music history with an emphasis on musical form. Below are the it
52 slide introductory power point - Medieval and RenaissanceIncudes: Medieval art, music and architecture trendsArt - illuminated manuscriptsRomanesque & Gothic architectureMusic example (with link) - Gregorian ChantRenaissance Art ExamplesDaVinciMichelangeloRaphaelDonatelloBotticelliMusic: Poly
This resource includes a slide deck and a student notes sheet. The slide deck includes information and listening examples from the Medieval era. Topics include historical context, chant, Pope Gregory, Hildegard of Bingen, Leonin and Perotin, Notre Dame polyphony, motet, medieval song, and a brief to
Great for independent virtual learning! This PowerPoint is a basic introduction to the Middle-Ages and medieval music. It includes a vocal lecture, links to musical examples, great visuals, and a project outline.
This is the presentation I used in virtual for Medieval and Renaissance. It does not cover everything- some information students had to read in their online content on their own. Most of the slides are set up for the teacher to explain, but some slides are set up to be used as a whiteboard or in bre
This is perfect for the end of a music history unit or for a sub day! This product is easily editable and includes a grading rubric for the project. There is an optional guide to Mac computers on the second page. This project can be easily completed in one class period.
This worksheet covers the key terms of Medieval music, including instrument names and types, compositional techniques, and famous figures.Perfect to assign as homework, or as a sub lesson for a non-Music teacher!Psst! This worksheet is great on its own, but it's been designed to pair perfectly with
This product uses the textbook "Essential Listening to Music" and is used in my classroom for my Dual-Credit Music History course. The course is directed to both performance music students and non-music students (I usually have a 50/50 split), but it can easily be adapted to use for digital learnin
Medieval Composer Riddles are a fun and engaging way for students to study the composers of the Medieval Period in western art music history. Students decipher the composer riddles as they continue to learn about composers from music history. Composers include Guido de Arezzo, Hildegard von Bingen,
A great project for students to sharpen their music history skills! Students will create short videos on the topic of medieval music to teach each other the materials. Includes assessment and rubrics.Please note that this handout goes along with the Medieval Music Lecture, the Renaissance Lecture, a
This is a PowerPoint I did for a music appreciation class a few years ago. The music files won't load, you have to supply your own.
When you get to the hammered dulcimer video, I used "Dizzi Jig", from YouTube. The Monteverdi piece is by The King's Singers (title is in the PowerPoint). And the Har
A 10 question pdf worksheet, with included answer key, briefly introducing the Medieval and Renaissance Music Periods. This worksheet will help you to structure a great lesson to introduce the Medieval and Renaissance music periods because it highlights important facts such as famous composers, per
This is a great presentation that will help your students to explore more about Medieval music. This product consists of the following four sections: introduction (sacred & secular music), instruments, genres, and theory & notation. At the end of the presentation, your students will enjoy li