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? Below is the essay for your Final Examination.
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