Realization of historical themes, along with musical context.
• The increasing importance of scientific investigation
• The culmination of royal despotism
• Development of the New World
• Artificiality and marvelous effect were valued in the arts
|Guided question, "What is happening within the music realm that connect these historical themes to the musical context?"
• A time of experimentation
• Expanding roles for music
• A growing awareness of national styles
• The full equality of instrumental music
student reading, to promote dialogue for future class periods.
Encourage students to take notes over any terms they don’t fully
understand to create healthier class discussion