Music in the 19th century

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This WebQuest should only take 45 minutes or so to complete. This should adequately describe the music of the 19th century and the composers that contributed in that time. The resources are a mixture of recordings and articles for the students to listen to.



Demonstrate knowledge of responding to music


Demonstrate knowledge of connecting music to other arts


Have a very thought out interpretation of music



1. Jayson Kerr Dobney. 2004. Department of Musical Instruments. The metropolitan museum of art. Retrieved on March 2nd from https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/amcm/hd_amcm.htm This article talks about the musical life of the 19th century and how it transformed the music world and concert going forever.

2. New World Encyclopedia. 2015. New World Encyclopedia. Retrieved on March 2nd from http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Romantic_music This has some very important facts about the romantic era of music and gives a great background of the style of this era.

3. jbsproductions. 2012. Jsbproductions. Youtube. Retrieved on March 2nd from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tim_3ugy28 This is a video describing the music of the 19th century, particularly from the romantic era and lists composers and their contributions to music.

4. Melvyn Bragg. 2017. BBC UK. Retrieved on March 2nd from http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09jbsjc This podcast describes the overall life of Beethoven, one of the most influential composers of the 19th century and ever.

5. Imslp. Retrieved on March 2nd from http://imslp.org/wiki/Symphony_No.5,_Op.67_(Beethoven,_Ludwig_van) This is a copy of the score of Beethovens 5th symphony, probably his most famous symphony and overall work.

6. Andrea Romano. 2010. Youtube. Retrieved on March 2nd from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Tr0otuiQuU This is a great recording of Beethovens Moonlight sonata, one of his most famous piano sonatas and one of his most famous works overall.

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