Coursera – Craig Wright – Introduction to Classical Music [Tutorial, ENG]

By | May 18, 2019

 

Year of release : 2015
Manufacturer : Coursera
Manufacturer site : www.coursera.org/course/introclassicalmusic
By : Craig Wright
Duration : ????
Type of handing out material : Video Tutorial
Language : English

Description : Every day, billions of people around the world listen to music of one kind or another, and millions listen to western classical music. Why do we do this? Because it’s funny? Because it excites or calms us? The attraction to music — especially classical music — has never been explained. The goal of this course is to do just that: to explain the mysteries and beauty of some great musical compositions, including the masterpieces of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, and Puccini.
Every day you listen to music. Why do we do it? Because it’s fun? Because it energizes or relaxes us? What is your culture? The pull of music – especially classical music — has never been explained. It makes it possible to play the music of the Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Wagner, and Puccini.
It’s a bit different. The music is developed to the West. Ultimately, we reach the masters, commencing with Bach. What makes his music great? Why does it move us? What should we listen for? Where they did so. We have become more human (enriched by our personalities) and have a rollicking good time!

Content
Week 1
1. Music in Our Lives
2. Rhythm: We’ve All Got It!
3. What is Melody?
Week 2
4. Harmony: From Bach to Do Wop
5. Tone Color: Welcome to the Orchestra!
6. Texture, Form, and Style
Week 3
7. Music in the Middle Ages
8. Music in the Renaissance
9. Baroque Music: The Birth of Opera
Week 4
10. Johann Sebastian Bach: Fugues and More
11. George Frideric Handel: Messiah and More
12. The Classical Period: Mostly Mozart
Week 5
13. Classical Genre and Form: Mozart and Haydn
14. Three Classical Favorites: Putting the Art in mozART
15. Beethoven to the Heroic Period
Week 6
16. The Heroic Beethoven and Beyond
17. The Romantic Art Song: Schubert and the Schumanns
18. 19th Century Program Music: Berlioz Goes to Hell
Week 7
19. Romantic Pianos and Piano Music:
20. Romantic Opera: Verdi and Wagner
21. The Romantic Orchestra: Wagner, Brahms, Mahler
Week 8
22. Impressionism in Music and Art
23. Don’t be Afraid: It’s Only Modernism!
24. Classical Music for Everyone: Postmodernism

Sample files : none
Video Format : WEBM
Video : VP8, 960×540, 16: 9, 30.000 fps, 686 Kbps
Audio : Vorbis, 48.0 KHz, ~ 128 Kbps, 2 channels

 

 

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