Historical Eras

Historical Eras
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Summary: Take a step back in time to learn how the Baroque through 20th Century music and composers affected the music of today.

Learning Objectives:
-Understand what was historically happening during each musical era and how it impacted the people and music
-Meet one composer per era - learn their family lives, background, education, what led them to music, and how they impacted the genre of their time
-Draw the connection between similarities of their time and people today - they overcame adversity, broke the rules to create new genres, and weren’t as different as we may think
Create projects based on these early composers to link them to musicians today

What Is Included:
-8 Guided Video Lessons
-4 of the videos will concentrate on the history of the era, pop culture of the time
-4 of the videos will concentrate on the life and music of one selected composer from each time period

Baroque - Handel
Classical - Mozart
Romantic - Beethoven
20th Century - John Cage

-Instructional materials such as projects and rubrics
-This unit is intended to last for a period of 16 classes - 8 video classes and 8 project and application classes
-All material for the project and applications are included

Please note: The files themselves were too large to download to TPT both individually and as a whole. You will receive a link to Google Drive where you will be able to download the entire program - all videos, handouts, assignments, and rubrics.

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