Music History Assignments for 10.27.2017

Music History

Visit the WordPress site for this week’s PowerPoint. This week’s lesson is the “Early Middle Ages” If you’ve lost or forgotten the password please text or email me using the contact information on your syllabus.


Things to note:

Be sure to look over the PP in its entirety as well as the listening examples.


Think through these questions. Keep in mind these are YOUR thoughts. Not something we specifically discussed in class or came out of a text. Any of these may or may not appear on the quiz:


What do you think of Guido’s idea of reading music vs. learning it by rote? Do you prefer to learn by ear or by reading music?


Why do you think the Guidonian Hand method became a primary method to teach sight-singing?


The government’s influence on the church both helped and hindered. Discuss a few benefits to the church and/or music as well as a few detractors.