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We have studied nearly 2000 years of music history in this class. We have sorted these years into different eras:
Middle Ages/Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern
Write 1 paragraph for each of the above eras. In each paragraph please touch on these topics:
Approximately what years did each era span?
What were 1 or 2 significant world events, inventions, or changes?
What were the basic characteristics of music in the era?
Name 2 important composers that lived from that era and why do they stand out in history?
What was your favorite piece from the Listening Guides for each era, and why?