Classical Music Videos of Interest-II

A. What are the three principal types of harmony discussed?

B. What is their historical order?

C. Define, provide a diagram and an example for each.

D. Discuss the beginnings of opera.

E. What is recitative?

F. What is word-painting?

G. Why was Palestrina so significant

1.  “Amazing Grace” 

2.  “Frere Jacques”, traditional

3.  “Little Fugue in g minor”, by Johann Sebastian Bach

4.  “Good Vibrations”, by Brian Wilson and Mike Love

5.  Scotland the Brave

6.  “Norwegian Wood”, John Lennon and Paul McCartney

7.  “Take the ‘A’ Train” Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington

8.  Gregorian Chant
Gregorian Chant, Santa Domingo de Silos

9.  Medieval Polyphony
Leonin, Organum Duplum

10.  Perotin, Organum Triplum

11.  Machaut, “Messe de Notre Dame

12.  Renaissance Madrigal
Thomas Weelkes, As Vesta Was Ascending

13.  Renaissance Motet
Giovanni Palestrina, Mass for Pope Marcellus

14.  Andrea Gabrieli, “Ricecare del Duodecima Toni”

15.  Hymn from the Renaissance
Martin Luther, A Mighty Fortress is Our God

16.   Baroque Oratorio in English, by the German Master HandelGeorge Frederic Handel, “Hallelujah” from The Messiah

17.  Baroque Cantata
Johann Sebastian Bach, Cantata 140

18.  Romantic Art Song
Gretchen and the Spinning Wheell, by Franz Schubert

The Erlking

19.  From Turandot by Giacomo Puccini, “Nessun Dorma”

20.  Benjamin Britten’s “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra”

21.  Romantic Opera Aria
Georges Bizet, “Habanera” from Carmen

Romantic Opera Overture
Georges Bizet, Overture to Carmen

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