World-Culture-Classical-Music

Defining Change: “Classical”; Visual or Literal Early Abolitionist Art and Literature” Please respond to one (1)of the following, using sources under the Explore heading as the basis of your response:

  • Listen to one (1) composition (for a symphony) by Haydn or Mozart, either at the Websites below or in this week’s Music Folder. Identify the work that you have chosen, and describe the way in which the composition expresses the specific qualities of the Classical music style: Use the key terms from the textbook that are related to that particular music style, and explain what you like or admire about the work. Compare it to a specific modern musical work for which you might use the term “classic” or “classical”
  • Compare Neoclassicism and Rococo as styles and sensibilities. What do their differences reflect about patronage, popular taste, and historical change? And how can you relate either style to today’s popular taste (or not)

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Classical Music