26 Periods of Music History (Ancient) – Doesn’t really countMedievalRenaissanceBaroqueClassicalRomanticModern
3Ancient PeriodThis term refers to the music of the Ancient civilizations (Greece, Rome, Babylon, Mesopotamia, et cetera.Very little is known about the music of these civilizations, but it is certain that music played a part in their lives.How can historians know anything about music from these cultures?
4Medieval Period 800 – 1300 C.E. Music was very simple. Gregorian Chant Monophony vs. PolyphonyBeginnings of Notation – all handwritten
10Baroque Notation Printing While the notation style is still not the same as today’s, the printing press made music much more readable than ever before.
11Classical Classical Period – 1700-1800 C.E. Music Theory and instruments were mostly formed by now to our modern standards.Major Composers – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Joseph Haydn
12Romantic Romantic Period – 1800-1900 C.E. Musicians making a living on their own now.Major Composers – Ludwig von Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Peter Tchaikovsky, Johannes Brahms
13Modern Modern Period – 1900 C.E.– Present Classical music led to the development of popular music. Jazz, Blues, Rock, Hip-HopIn the 1900’s popular music became the dominant style of music.
14Modern Classical Music Classical music still exists in today’s music worldIt is not as popular with younger generations as pop music is.Modern classical is very different than the music it came from.Three different ways that classical music still exists. Pop classical, Retrospective classical, and new classical.
15Modern ClassicalClassical Music in the 20th century has many different styles.Neo-classicism, atonality, serial music, electronic music, et cetera.Important Composers: Copland, Stravinsky, Schönberg.
16References Pictures Chant Manuscript - www.adoremus.org William Byrd –Giovanni Plestrina –Claudio Monteverdi –Josquin Desprez –J.S. Bach - weekly.ahram.org.eg/2000/511/cu1.htmG.F. Händel –Bach Manuscript –Sacred Music Magazine – Spring 2006