Thursday, April 2, 9057

Music History



MUSIC HISTORY

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Prehistoric Music (before c. 3500 BC)

1970 The Universe (c. 13,730,000,000 BC) - Waves
1980 The Solar System (c. 4,600,000 BC) - Oscillation
1981 Earth (c. 4,540,000,000 BC) - Sound - Music
1985 Tanzania (c. 2,500,000 BC) - Olduvai - Voice
1987 France (c. 28,000 BC) - Horn - Aerophone
1988 Senegal (c. 20,000 BC) - Percussion - Rhythm
1990 France (c. 18,000 BC) - Chordophone - Pitch - C
1994 Berbers in Algeria (c. 10,000 BC) - Steps - F
1997 Cameroon Settled (c. 8500 BC) - Bow - Number
1998 Algeria (c. 8000 BC) - Dancers - Function
1998 Yurok California (c. 8000 BC) - Scale - Texture
2000 China (c. 7000 BC) - Bone Flutes - Intervals

Ancient Music (c. 3500 BC - AD 400)

3500 Iraq (c. 3500 BC) - Bass - Harmonics - Quality
4200 Fu Hsi (2800-2737 BC) - I Ching - Ch'in
4303 Huang-Ti (2697 - 2598 BC) - Mythological Acoustics
4314 Egyptian Old Kingdom (2686 BC) - Clarinet
5450 Egyptian New Kingdom: 18th Dynasty (1550-1292BC)
5570 Anon (b. c. 1430 BC) - Syrian Cuneiform Notation
5659 Tutankhamun (1341 - 1323 BC) - Overtones
5949 K'ang (c. 1051-996 BC) - Pentatonic - Hymn
5963 Israel - David (c. 1037-967 BC) - Psalms
6000 Central African (c. 1000 BC) Voices
6420 Greece - Pythagoras (580-528 BC) - Drama
6437 Siddhārtha Gautama (c. 563-483 BC) - Buddhism
6449 Confucius (551-479 BC) - Instruments / Drama
6500 Bantu Migration to Angola (c. 500 BC) - Log Drum
6503 Sophocles (c. 497-405 BC) - Drama and Music
6700 Becoming Yoruba (c. 300 BC) - Talking Music
6715 Ctesibius (c. 285-222 BC) - Hydraulic Organ
6832 Athenian (b. c. 168 BC) - Delphic Hymn (c. 138 BC)
6850 India - The Vedas (150 BC) - Carnatic Music
6970 Asia Minor (Turkey) - Seikilos (b. c. 30 BC)
6996 Jesus (c. 4 BC - AD 29) - Christianity - Liturgy
7001 Hinduism and Buddhism in Indonesia - (c. AD 1)
7001 Xhosa Migration to South Africa (AD 1) - Solo Song
7001 Bantu Migration to Tanzania (c. AD 1) - Zaramo
7037 Italy - Roman Empire - Nero (AD 37-68)
7100 Chopi to Mozambique (c. AD 100) - Xylophones
7100 Mesomenes of Crete (b. c. AD 100)
7100 Agriculture in Uganda (c. AD 100) - Call/Response
7200 Bantu Culture in Kenya (c. AD 200) - Work Songs
7300 Settlement of Tahiti (c. 300) - Chant
7300 Bantu to Zimbabwe (c. AD 300) - Mbira
7321 Orthodox Christianity in Ethiopia (c. AD 321)
7340 Ambrose (c. 340-397) - Ambrosian Hymn

Medieval Music (c. 400-1400)

7400 India - Development of Jalatarang (c. 400)
7400 Berber Migration into Mauritania (c. 400) - Guitar
7400 Beginnings of Tibetan Buddhism (c. 400)
7404 Attila the Hun (406-453) - Hungarian Dance
7476 Fall of Rome - Beginning Byzantine Chant (c. 476)
7480 St. Benedict (c. 480-547)
7480 Boethius (c. 480-524) - Music of the Spheres
7500 Australia - Didgeridoo (c. AD 500)
7538 Buddhism in Japan (538) - Buddhist Music
7540 Gregory I (540-604) - Chant, Mass, Mode
7570 Muhammad (c. 570-632)
7630 The Coming of Islam to Yemen (c. 630)
7632 Islamic Iran (c. 632) - Dastgah, Santur
7636 Islam in Syria (636) - Maqam, Qanun, Ud, Pipe
7638 Arab Caliphate Rule of Palestine (638-1099)
7670 Kairouan in Tunisia (670) - Music of Courtship
7682 Arab Invasion of Morocco (682) - Heterophony
7700 Rebab (c. 700) - Ballad with Rebab
7710 Nara Period (710-794) - Gagaku Music
7800 Arabian Nights (c. 800)
7800 Bedouin Coffee Grind (c. 800)
7800 Charlemagne - Carolingian Renaissance (c. 800)
7800 Arab Traders in Gambia (c. 800) - Harps
7820 Anon (b. c. 820) - Musica Enchiriadis (c. 850)
7854 Switzerland - Notker (c. 854 - 920) - Tropes
7865 Tuotillo (865-916) - Kyrie-Trope: Omnipotens
7970 Composers of Free Organum (b. c. 970)
7970 Goliard Beginnings (b. c. 970) - Lyres
7981 India - Gomateshwara Statue (c. 981) - Trumpets
7991 Guido d'Arezzo (c. 991-1034)
8000 Navajo Ancestors in the Southwest (1000)
8013 Germany - Herman (1013-1054) - Antiphon
8070 Anon (b. c. 1070) - Song of the Ass (c. 1100)
8071 Turks in Turkey (1071) - Turkish Music
8085 Orkney (UK) Islander (b. c. 1085) - St. Magnus
8095 Anon Compostelan (b. c. 1095) - Florid Organum
8096 Pope Urban Launches the First Crusade (1096)
8098 Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)
8100 Development of Hindustani Music (c. 1100)
8133 Leonin (c. 1133-1190) - Notre Dame School
8140 Guiraut de Bornelh (1140-1220) - Troubadours
8142 Seneca (NY) - Iroquois Confederation (1142)
8157 Richard Coeur-de-Lion (1157-1199) - Trouveres
8160 Conon de Bethune (c. 1160 - c. 1220)
8170 Compiler of Chansonnier Cange (b. c. 1170)
8170 Anonymous English (c. 1170) - Dance - Citole
8170 French (b. c. 1170) - Royal Estampies (c. 1200)
8170 Colin Muset (b. c. 1170)
8170 Mystery Plays - Daniel Composer (b. c. 1170)
8170 Perotin (c. 1170-1210)
8170 Tassin (b. c. 1170) - Dance Tune - Hemiola
8170 Walther von der Vogelweide (c. 1170 - c. 1230)
8180 Neidhart [Nithart] von Reuental [Riuwental]
8182 Thibaut de Blason (c. 1182-1230) - Mandora
8200 Kallawaya People of Bolivia (c. 1200)
8200 Entrance of the Fulani into Nigeria (c. 1200)
8200 Ghana to Ghana (c. 1200) - Polyrhythms
8200 Islam in Indonesia (c. 1200) - Java - Court Music
8201 Thibaut of Navarre (1201-1253 - Jaw's Harp
8210 Thomas of Celano (c. 1210-1270) - Dies Irae
8217 Der Wilde Alexander (c. 1217-1291) - Flute
8220 Anon Authors (b. c. 1220) of Ars Antiqua Motets
8220 School of Notre Dame (b. c. 1220) - Clausula
8221 Alfonso X ("El Sabio") (1221-1284) - Lute
8225 Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274)
8225 Gillebert de Berneville (1225-1280) - Cowhorn
8240 Anonymous English (b. c. 1240) - Kyrie Trope
8240 Guiraut d'Espanha (1240-1270) - Pipe and Tabor
8245 Adam de la Halle (c. 1245-1307)
8255 Johannes de Grocheo (c. 1255-1320) - Sociology
8260 Petrus de Cruce (b. c. 1260)
8270 England (b. c. 1270) - Te Deum - Bells, Recorders
8270 Italian Dance (b. c. 1270) - Tristan - Trotto
8270 School of Worcester Composer (b. c. 1270)
8274 Jehan de l'Escurel (c. 1274-1304) - Formes Fixes
8280 Anon English (b. c. 1280) - Sumer Is Icumen In
8283 Gervaise du Bus (b. c. 1283) - Roman de Fauvel
8290 Robertsbridge Fragment Composer (b. c. 1290)
8291 Philippe de Vitry (1291-1361) - Ars Nova
8300 Bantu Migration to Gabon (c. 1300) - Sacred Music
8300 Kashmir - Development of the Shenai (c. 1300)
8300 Guillaume de Machaut (c. 1300-1377)
8319 German (b. c. 1319) - Flagellants - Black Death
8320 Jacopo da Bologna (c. 1320-1370) - Madrigals
8320 Vincenzo da Rimini (c. 1320-1375) - Portative
8325 Gherardello da Firenze (c. 1325-1363) - Caccia
8325 Francesco Landini (1325-1397) - Ballata
8365 Austria - Herman Monk of Salzburg (1365-1396)

Renaissance Music (c. 1400-1600)

8370 Johannes Ciconia (b. c. 1370) - Gloria
8370 Baude Cordier (c. 1370/1380 - c. 1439)
8380 John Dunstable (c. 1380-1453) - Fauxbourdon
8380 Lionel Power (1380-1445)
8393 Korean Court Music - Joseon Dynasty (1392)
8398 First Reference to a Harpsichord (1397)
8398 Richard Smert (c. 1398-1477) - Carol
8400 Giles Binchois (c. 1400-1467) - Burgundy Belgium
8400 Guillaume Dufay (1400-1474)
8400 Gypsies in Romania (c. 1400) - Slavs
8404 First Reference to a Clavichord (1404)
8415 Conrad Paumann (c. 1415-1473) - Regal
8430 Antoine Busnois (c. 1430 – 1492)
8430 Johannes Ockeghem (1430-1495)
8450 Founding of Ilorin (1450) - Royal Trumpets
8450 Josquin des Pres (c. 1450 / 1455 - 1521)
8450 Jacob Obrecht (c. 1450 - 1505)
8470 French (c. 1470) - Petite Consolement - Lute
8470 Ireland (b. c. 1470) - Jigg (1500)
8470 Spain (b. c. 1470) - La Volta - Violin
8483 Martin Luther (1483-1546) - Reformation Chorale
8485 Hugh Aston (c. 1485-1558) -Lady Carey's Dompe
8490 Costanzo Festa (1490-1545) - Sackbut
8491 Henry VIII (1491-1547) - Pastime
8492 Spain - Muslim Expulsion (1492) - Good Friday
8495 Hans Sachs (1495-1576) -Mastersinger
8495 Claudin de Sermsy (c. 1495-1562) - Consort
8500 Guillaume le Heurteur (c. 1500-1550) - Kortholt
8500 Luis de Milan (c. 1500-1561) - Vihuela
8500 Tielman Susato (c. 1500-1561) - Dulcian
8504 Funj Sultanate, Sudan (c. 1504) - North & South
8505 Thomas Tallis (c. 1505-1585)
8507 Anne Boleyn (c. 1507-1535)- O Death
8510 Louis (Loys) Bourgeois (b c. 1510 -1560)
8510 Andrea Gabrieli (c. 1510-1586) - Ricercar
8510 Claude Gervaise (c. 1510-1560) - Danceries
8517 Gioseffo Zarlino (1517-1590) - Music Theory
8519 Thoinot Arbeau (1519-1595) - Orchesographie
8525 Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
8532 Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594) - Lieder
8535 Giorgio Mainerio (1535-1582) - Old and New
8540 Ireland - Dublin Virginal Composer (b. c. 1540)
8543 William Byrd (1543-1623)
8545 Pedro de Soto (b. c. 1545) - Renaissance Organ
8548 La Paz, Bolivia (1548), and the Aymara
8551 Giulio Caccini (1551-1618) - Florentine Camerata
8553 Giovanni Gabrieli (1553-1612)
8554 Anthony Holborne (c. 1554-1602)
8556 Pierre-Francisque Caroubel (1556-1611)
8557 Thomas Morley (1557-1603) - Madrigals
8560 Samuel Voelckel (1560-1618) - Courante
8561 Jacopo Peri (1561-1633) - Opera
8563 John Dowland (1563-1626)
8566 Carlo Gesualdo (c. 1566-c. 1613)

Baroque Music (c. 1600-1750)

8567 Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) - Voices
8570 John Farmer (1570-1601) - Fair Phyllis
8570 William Kemp (b. c. 1570) - Kemp's Gig (c. 1595)
8571 Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
8572 Okuni (b. c. 1572) - Kabuki (1603) - Shamisen
8576 Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623) - Madrigals
8578 Agostino Agazzari (1578-1640) - Figured Bass
8582 Thomas Ravenscroft (1582-1635) - Blind Mice
8582 Marco da Gagliano (1582-1643) - Dafne
8583 Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643) - Serpent
8583 Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625) - The Silver Swan
8585 Heinrich Schutz (1585-1672) - Saul
8586 Johann Schein (1586-1630) - Crumhorn
8596 Rene Descartes (1596-1650) - Enlightenment
8619 Barbara Strozzi (1619-1677) - Beglia Occhi
8620 English (b. c. 1620) - Greensleeves to a Ground
8632 Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-1687) - Absolutism
8637 Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
8644 Heinrich Biber (1644-1704) - Trombone Sonata
8650 Protestantism in Nigeria (c. 1650)
8653 Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713) - Trio Sonata
8653 Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706) - Canon - Cello
8659 Henry Purcell (1659-1695) - Abdelazar - Dido
8660 Johann Joseph Fux (1660-1741) - Gradus
8660 Alessandro Scarlatti (1660-1725) - Cantata
8667 Johann Christoph Pepusch (1667-1752) - Beggars
8668 Francois Couperin (1668-1733) - Musete
8674 Jeremiah Clarke (c. 1674-1707) - Trumpet
8678 Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) - Concerto
8681 Georg Philip Telemann (1681-1767) - Oboe
8682 Jean-Joseph Mouret (1682-1738) - Rondeau
8683 Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764) - Theory
8685 George Frideric Handel (1685-1759) - Oratorio
8685 Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) - Fugue
8685 Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757) - Performance

Classical Music (c. 1750-1825)

8700 G.B. Sammartini (1700-1775) - Symphony
8709 Formation of the Zulu (c. 1709) - Critical Times
8710 Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
8710 Thomas Arne (1710-1778) - Philosophy
8714 Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788) - Piano
8714 Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) - Reform
8717 Johann Stamitz (1717-1757) - Symphony
8723 Adam Smith (1723-1790) - Philosophy of Music
8731 Founding of Afghanistan (1731)
8732 Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
8746 William Billings (1746-1800)
8750 John Stafford Smith (1750-1837)
8750 Antonio Salieri (1750-1825) - Minuet
8752 Muzio Clementi (1752-1832) - Sonatinas
8756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
8760 Rouget de Lisle (1760-1836) - La Marseillaise
8767 Johnson (b. c. 1767) - Polly Put the Kettle On
8770 Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
8774 Flamenco (c. 1774) - Flamenco Guitar
8787 Franz Xaver Gruber (1787-1863)
8792 Lowell Mason (1792-1872)
8792 Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)

Romantic Music (c. 1825-1900)

8797 Franz Schubert (1797-1828) - Lieder
8800 Founding of Mopti (c. 1800) - Griots
8803 Mitsuzaki Kengyo (c. 1803-1853)
8803 Hector Berlioz (1803-1869) - Orchestration
8809 Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) - Revivals
8810 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849) - Preludes
8810 Robert Schumann (1810-1856) - Symphony No. 4
8811 Franz Liszt (1811-1886) - Totentanz
8813 Richard Wagner (1813-1883) - Music Dramas
8813 Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) - Operas
8815 Daniel Decatur Emmett (1815-1904) - Dixie
8818 Charles Gounod (1818-1893) - Funeral March
8819 Jacques Offenbach (1819-1880) - Can-Can
8825 Johann Strauss, Jr. (1825-1899) - Waltzes
8830 Afrikaaner Great Trek (c. 1830) - Wanderer's Song
8832 Creek Indian Removal to Oklahoma (1832)
8833 Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Lullaby
8833 Alexander Borodin (1834-1887) - Strangers
8835 Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) - Carnival
8838 Georges Bizet (1838-1875) - Dangerous Liaisons
8839 Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881) - Pictures
8840 Peter Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)
8841 Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) - New World
8842 Eliphalet Oram Lyte (1842-1913) - Row, Row
8843 Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
8844 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908)
8854 Leos Janacek (1854-1928)
8854 John Philip Sousa (1854-1932) - Marches
8858 Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) - Operas
8860 Northern/Southern Arapaho Split (c. 1860)
8860 Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) - Symphonies
8862 Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
8864 Richard Strauss (1864-1949) - Tone Poems
8865 Paul Dukas (1865-1935) - Sorcerer's Apprentice
8865 Jan Sibelius (1865-1957) - Symphonies
8866 Erik Satie (1866-1925)
8867 Mining in South Africa (1867) - Gumboot Dance
8868 Scott Joplin (1868-1917)

20th-Century Music (c. 1900-2000)

8870 Sol Bloom (1870-1949) - Snake Charmer
8871 Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942)
8872 Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
8873 Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
8873 W.C. Handy (1873-1958) - Blues
8874 Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951)
8874 Gustav Holst (1874-1934) - The Planets (1916)
8874 Charles Ives (1874-1954)
8875 Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) - Pavane
8876 Manuel de Falla (1876-1946) - La Vida Breva
8879 Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) - Of Rome
8880 Mexico - Mariachi Music (c. 1880)
8880 Invention of the Ukelele (c. 1880)
8881 Bela Bartok (1881-1945)
8882 Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
8883 Anton Webern (1883-1945)
8883 Edgar Varèse (1883-1965)
8885 Alban Berg (1885-1935)
8885 Joe "King" Oliver (1885-1938) - Dippermouth
8887 Heitor Villa-Lobos (1887-1959) - Brasileiras
8888 Max Steiner (1888-1971) - Movie Music
8890 Jelly Roll Morton (1890-1941)
8891 Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953)
8892 Arthur Honegger (1892-1955) - Le Roi
8892 Ferde Grofe (1892-1972) - Grand Canyon Suite
8892 Darius Milhaud (1892-1975) - La Creation
8894 Bessie Smith (1894-1937) - Lost Yer Head Blues
8895 Carl Orff (1895-1982) - Carmina Burana (1936)
8896 Paul Hindemith (1896-1963)
8897 Wayan Limbak (1897-2003) - Ketjak (c. 1930)
8897 Henry Cowell (1897-1965) - Tone Clusters
8897 Adolph Deutsch (1897-1980) - Music Drama
8898 George Gershwin (1898-1937) - Rhapsody
8899 Belly Dancing First Attested in English (1899)
8899 Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
8899 Edward "Duke" Ellington (1899-1974)
8900 Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
8900 Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
8901 Frederick Loewe (1901-1988) - Musicals
8901 Harry Partch (1901-1976) - Microtonality
8901 Jester Hairston (1901-2000) - Elijah Rock (1955)
8901 Louis Armstrong (1901-1971)
8901 Joaquin Rodrigo (1901 - 1999) - Concierto
8902 William Walton (1902-1983)
8902 Meredith Willson (1902) - The Music Man (1957)
8902 Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
8903 Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978) - Gayane
8903 Joe Garland (1903-1977) - In the Mood (1939)
8905 Harold Arlen (1905-1986) - The Wizard of Oz
8906 Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
8907 Miklos Rosza (1907-1995) - Ben Hur (1959)
8908 Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992) - Modes - Series
8910 Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
8911 Alan (Chakmakjian) Hovhaness (1911-2000)
8911 Joe Turner (1911-1985) - Shake, Rattle, and Roll
8911 Gian Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
8912 John Cage (1912-1992)
8912 Conlon Nancarrow (1912-1997) - Study No. 1 (1950)
8913 Muddy Waters (1913-1983)
8913 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
8915 Willie Dixon (1915-1992)
8917 Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) - Bebop Piano
8917 Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993) - Bebop Trumpet
8918 Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
8919 Nat King Cole (1919-1965) - Fly Right
8919 Alexander Courage (1919-2008) - Star Trek
8920 High Life (c. 1920) in Ghana and Nigeria
8920 Charlie Parker (1920-1955) - Bebop Sax
8920 Dave Brubeck (b. 1920) - Unsquare Dance
8921 Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)
8922 Elmer Bernstein (1922-2004) - The Great Escape
8922 Neal Hefti (b. 1922) - Batman
8923 Fred Steiner (b. 1923) - Star Trek (1966)
8923 Gyorgy Ligeti (1922-2006) - Aventures
8924 Henry Mancini (1924-1994) - The Pink Panther
8924 Maurice Jarre (1924-2009)
8924 Paul Desmond (1924-1977) - Take Five
8925 Pierre Boulez (b. 1925) - Serialism
8925 Bill Haley (1925-1981) - See Ya Later, Alligator
8926 Miles Davis (1926-1991) - Miles Runs
8926 John Coltrane (1926-1967)
8926 Chuck Berry (b. 1926)
8928 Guido Haazen (c. 1928-2004) - Missa Luba (1958)
8928 Gerald Fried (b. 1928) - Star Trek: Amok Time
8928 Charles Strouse (b. 1928)
8928 Fats Domino (b. 1928) - Blueberry Hill
8928 Jerry Bock (b. 1928) - Fiddler on the Roof
8929 Jerry Goldsmith (1929-2004)
8929 George Crumb (b. 1929)
8930 Ornette Coleman (b. 1930) - Free Jazz (1960)
8930 Lionel Bart (b. 1930) - Oliver! (1960)
8931 Development of Bollywood Film Industry (c. 1931)
8931 Tema Harbor Singers (b. c. 1931)
8931 University of Ghana Postal Workers (b. c. 1931)
8931 Jerry Herman (1931) - Hello, Dolly!
8932 John Williams (b. 1932)
8932 Johnny Cash (1932-2003) - Folsom Prison Blues
8932 Little Richard [Wayne Penniman] (b. 1932)
8933 James Brown (1933-2006)
8933 John Barry (b. 1933)
8933 Henryk Gorecki (b. 1933) - Symphony No. 3
8934 Zambia Kasai Singers (b. c. 1934)
8935 Elvis Presley (1935-1977) - Hound Dog (1956)
8935 Terry Riley (b. 1935)
8935 Arvo Part (b. 1935) - Canticle in Memory
8935 Jerry Lee Lewis (b. 1935)
8935 La Monte Young (b. 1935)
8936 Billy Roberts (b. 1936) - Hey Joe
8936 Buddy Holly (1936-1959)
8936 Steve Reich (b. 1936)
8937 Philip Glass (b. 1937)
8938 John Corigliano (b. 1938) - The Red Violin
8940 John Lennon (1940-1980) - The Beatles
8940 William Smokey Robinson (b. 1940) - Temptations
8940 Frank Zappa (1940-1993) - Invention
8941 Paul Kantner (b. 1941) - Jefferson...
8941 Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman) (b. 1941)
8941 Paul Simon (b. 1941) - Simon and Garfunkel
8942 Carole King (b. 1942) - Tapestry
8942 Aretha Franklin (b. 1942) - Respect
8942 Paul McCartney (b. 1942)
8942 Brian Wilson (b. 1942) - The Beach Boys
8942 Jerry Garcia (1942-1995) - Grateful Dead
8942 Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970) - Smash Hits
8942 Andy Summers (b. 1942) - Mother
8942 Michael Nesmith (b. 1942) - The Monkees
8943 George Harrison (b. 1943) - Within
8943 Mick Jagger (b. 1943) - The Rolling Stones
8943 Roger Waters (b. 1943) - Pink Floyd
8943 Jim Morrison (1943-1971) - The Doors
8944 Sima Bina (b. 1944)
8944 Jimmy Page (b. 1944) - Led Zeppelin
8944 Michael Nyman (b. 1944)
8944 Diana Ross (b. 1944) - The Supremes
8945 Bob Marley (b. 1945) - Rastaman Vibration
8945 Eric Clapton (b. 1945) - Cream
8946 Robert Fripp (b. 1946) - King Crimson
8946 Howard Shore (b. 1946) - Lord of the Rings
8947 John Adams (b. 1947)
8947 David Bowie (David Robert Jones) (b. 1947)
8947 Tom Scholz (b. 1947) - Boston
8947 Elton John (Reginald Dwight) (b. 1947)
8947 Laurie Anderson (b. 1947) - Big Science
8947 Carlos Santana (b. 1947)
8947 Gregg Allman (b. 1947) - Whipping Post
8948 Donald Fagen (b. 1948) - Steely Dan
8948 Ronnie Van Zant (1948-1977) - Lynyrd Skynyrd
8948 Stephen Schwartz (b. 1948) - Godspell (1971)
8948 Andrew Lloyd Webber (b. 1948)
8948 Brian Eno (b. 1948)
8948 Ian Paice (b. 1948) - Deep Purple
8949 Ric Ocasek (b. 1949) - The Cars
8949 Kerry Livgren (b. 1949) - Kansas
8950 Peter Gabriel (b. 1950
8950 Peter Frampton (b. 1950)
8950 Stevie Wonder (b. 1950)
8950 Mark Mothersbaugh (b. 1950) - Devo
8951 Dewey Bunnell (b. 1951) - America
8951 Sting (Gordon Sumner) (b. 1951) - The Police
8952 David Byrne (b. 1952) - Talking Heads
8953 Richard Page (b. 1953) - Mr. Mister
8953 Danny Elfman (b. 1953)
8953 Geddy Lee (b. 1953) - Rush
8955 Eddie Van Halen (b. 1955) - Van Halen
8955 Thomas Newman (b. 1955)
8956 Johnny Rotten (b. 1956) - The Sex Pistols
8957 Mark Alburger (b. 1957)
8957 Tan Dun (b. 1957)
8958 Erling Wold (b. 1958)
8958 Prince (b. 1958) - Purple Rain
8958 Madonna (b. 1958)
8958 Michael Jackson (1958-2009)
8959 Hal Hartley (b. 1959)
8960 Bono (Paul David Hewson, b. 1960) - U2
8962 Axl Rose (b. 1962) - Guns N' Roses
8963 James Hetfield (b. 1963) - Metallica
8964 Joseph "Run" Simmons (b. 1964) - Run-D.M.C.
8965 Dr. Dre (b. 1965)
8967 Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) - Nirvana
8968 Steven Clark (b. 1968)
8968 Michael Romeo (b. 1968)
8968 Thom Yorke (b. 1968) - Radiohead

21st-Century Music (c. 2000-2014)

8970 Queen Latifah (b. Dana Elaine Owens, 1970)
8970 Michael Cooke (b. 1970)
8971 Nathan Morris (b. 1971) - Boyz II Men
8972 Eminem (b. 1972)
8976 Ben Gibbard (b. 1976) - Death Cab for Cutie
8977 Kanye West (b. 1977)
8986 Lady Gaga (b. 1986)
8986 Ryan Ross (b. 1986) - Panic! at the Disco

[9057 Music History]

Wednesday, April 1, 9057

Music Appreciation



Diablo Valley College
San Ramon Campus
Music Appreciation

Music 110-9086
Fall 2017

Dr. Mark Alburger


Overview


Course Information

Unit Credit:
3, Grade Code SC - grade or credit / no credit.

Prerequisites:
None

Location:
W212

Meeting Time:
MW 11:00am-12:20pm



Withdrawal:
It is the student's responsibility to notify the records office of a withdrawal.


Communication

Office:
W212

Telephone:
(707) 474-7273

Email:
mus21stc@gmail.com

Websites:
imslp.org/wiki/Category:Alburger,_Mark
youtube.com/user/DrMarkAlburger
markalburger.blogspot.com
markalburger2017.blogspot.com
markalburger2016.blogspot.com
markalburger2015.blogspot.com
markalburger-2014.blogspot.com
markalburger2013.blogspot.com
markalburger2012.blogspot.com
markalburger2011.blogspot.com
markalburger2010.blogspot.com
markalburger2009.blogspot.com
markalburger2008.blogspot.com
markalburger2007.blogspot.com
markalburgerevents.blogspot.com
markalburgerworks.blogspot.com
markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com
21st-centurymusic.blogspot.com
21st-centurymusic.com
facebook.com/people/Mark-Alburger/546460824
theopusprojectcelebration.blogspot.com
myspace.com/markalburger
goathall.org
sfcco.org


Office Time and Place:

W 12:20-12:50pm
W152


Text

Selections from:
Mark Alburger - Music History
markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com


Materials

No. 2 pencil (with built-in eraser)
Notebook
Computer access


Course Description

This is a course in music history, literature, and listening.

Music Appreciation 110 is the study of the fundamentals of music (primarily Western), including notation; basic historical and stylistic concepts; and melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic listening.


Objectives

1. Read and hear pitches, note values, meters, rhythms, and scales/modes.

2. Analyze musical examples re form, harmony, rhythm, and melody.

3. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the historical development of Western music.


Student Learning Outcomes

A. Utilize a basic vocabulary for the appreciation of music.

B. Aurally identify performance media and musical genres.

C. Aurally identify Western classical music styles and major works from each stylistic period.

D. Discuss the contributions of major composers to Western classical music literature.

E. Relate a historical/social perspective to the development and evolution of Western classical music styles.

F. Relate Western classical music styles to stylistic movements in art and literature.

G. Compare and contrast Western classical music styles to Western popular music styles and various non-Western musical traditions.


Grading and Evaluation (approx.)

Attendance/Participation - Fall-Spring 1800 / Summer 1200

Quizzes - Fall-Spring 1600 / Summer 1200

Reviews - Fall-Spring 200


Score Legend

A 100-90

B 89-80

C 79-70

D 69-60

F 59-0


Concert Attendance (Fall-Spring)

Students are required to attend two concerts per semester. At least one should be by the DVC music department and (not necessarily the same presentation) primarily of Western Classical music (band, chamber, choral, opera, orchestral). Reviews of each event will identify the concert (who, what, when, and where), and comment on salient elements. The first review will be due by mid-term; the second by the week before the final.

Reviews should have a:
Title
Lede Sentence
Basic News Facts
Good Mechanics / Style (endeavor to avoid 1st person)
Perceptive Content

For example formats, feel free to check reviews at
The New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle
21st-Century Music (21st-centurymusic.blogspot.com)
etc.


Late Assignments

There will be a 10% grade penalty on all assignments up to a week late. Assignments more than one week late will receive a failing grade. Only quizzes missed due to excused absences may be made up. Such quizzes must be made up within one week or receive a failing grade.


Attendance Policy

Students are expected to attend all class meetings. Required texts only supplement class meetings. Thus, attendance to all class meetings is essential to the successful completion of the course. Poor attendance has always resulted in a poor grade, while excellent attendance has always been a prerequisite to an excellent grade. Students who miss more than two weeks of class may be dropped without notice.


Academic Dishonesty

Students found cheating or plagiarizing will be subject to Student Code of Conduct disciplinary procedures. Please refer to the Diablo Valley College Catalog.


Artistic Borrowing

Students found borrowing, gridding, modeling, or troping will be congratulated. Please refer to the history of art, the universe, and everything.



Syllabus (Fall-Spring)


Week 1

Prehistoric Music


Week 2

Ancient Music


Week 3

Medieval Music I


Week 4

Medieval Music II


Week 5

Renaissance Music


Week 6

Baroque Music


Week7

Classical / Romantic Music I


Week 8

Romantic Music II


Week9

20th-Century Music I


Week 10

20th-Century Music II


Week 11

20th-Century Music III


Week 12

20th-Century Music IV


Week 13

20th-Century Music V


Week 14

21st-Century Music


Week 15

Review


Week 16

Review


Week 17 / 18

Exam / Make-ups




Syllabus (Summer)


Week 1

Prehistoric Music
Ancient Music


Week 2

Medieval Music I
Medieval Music II


Week 3

Renaissance Music
Baroque Music


Week 4

Classical / Romantic Music I
Romantic Music II


Week 5

20th-Century Music I
20th-Century Music II


Week 6

20th-Century Music III
20th-Century Music IV


[9057 - Music Literature Syllabus]

Music Theory



Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, CA
Theory and Musicianship I
Music 122-2426
Fall 2017
Dr. Mark Alburger


Overview


Course Information

Unit Credit:
4, Grade Code SC - grade or credit / no credit. Please decide before Week 6.

Prerequisites:
None.

Location:
M-127

Meeting Times:
TTH 8:00-10:50am

Withdrawal:
It is the student's responsibility to notify the records office of a formal withdrawal.

N.B. Music 150 (Beginning Piano I) is additionally recommended for those without keyboard background.


Communication

Office:
M-127

Telephone:
(707) 474-7273

Email:
mus21stc@gmail.com

Websites:
youtube.com/user/DrMarkAlburger
imslp.org/wiki/Category:Alburger,_Mark
markalburger.blogspot.com
markalburger2017.blogspot.com
markalburger2016.blogspot.com
markalburger2015.blogspot.com
markalburger-2014.blogspot.com
markalburger2013.blogspot.com
markalburger2012.blogspot.com
markalburger2011.blogspot.com
markalburger2010.blogspot.com
markalburger2009.blogspot.com
markalburger2008.blogspot.com
markalburger2007.blogspot.com
markalburgerevents.blogspot.com
markalburgerworks.blogspot.com
markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com
21st-centurymusic.blogspot.com
21st-centurymusic.com
theopusprojectcelebration.blogspot.com
facebook.com/people/Mark-Alburger/546460824
myspace.com/markalburger
goathall.org
sfcco.org


Office Time and Place:
TTh-10:50am
M-116


Texts

Online:
markalburgermusichistory.blogspot.com (Music Theory - selected chapters)

Traditional:
Mark Alburger. Music Theory.
Owen J. Lee. Music 122 Reference and Workbook.

Optional:
Mark Alburger. Performance: Analysis, Keyboard, and Solfege.
Kate Bastien. Music Flashcards.
Thomas Benjamin. Music for Sight-Singing.
Mark Levine. The Jazz Theory Book.
W.A. Mathiew. Harmonic Experience.
Walter Piston. Harmony.
Eric Salzman and Michael Sahl. Making Changes.


Materials

No. 2 pencils

8.5" x 11" 12-line music manuscript paper (loose-leaf or notebook)

Computer access, and music notation software program (the latter optional)


Course Description

This is the first course in the Music Transfer Program Theory Sequence. Music 122 is the study of the fundamentals of music (primarily Western), including notation, basic theoretical concepts, melodic and rhythmic reading, ear training, and beginning composition.


Objectives

1. Write and visually identify pitches, note values, meters, selected scales/modes, key signatures, intervals, triads, and chords in treble and bass clef staves.

2. Arrange simple progressions in appropriate styles.

3. Read, perform, and count rhythms.

4. Sing at sight simple melodies using solfege syllables (movable "do")

5. Take simple melodic and harmonic dictation.

6. Perform basic selected scales/modes, intervals, chords, and simple melodies at the keyboard.

7. Analyze simple musical examples from the perspectives of key/mode, form, harmony, rhythm, and melody.

8. Compose short compositions, including a musical setting of a poem.

9. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the historical development of harmony in Western music.


Student Learning Outcomes

A. Utilize the modern, Western system of notating music.

B. Recognize and apply fundamental Western theoretical concepts.

C. Demonstrate basic musicianship skills including sight singing, rhythm reading, aural recognition, dictation, and keyboard realization.

D. Discuss the historical aspects of the development of the theoretical concepts presented throughout the course.

E. Compose music using fundamental Western theoretical concepts.


Grading and Evaluation (point scale)

Daily Attendance / Participation (2000)

Weekly Quizzes / Exam (2000)

Compositions / Reviews / Class Teaching (1000)



Score Legend

90-100% / A

80-89% / B

70-79% / C

60-69% / D

0-59% / F


DVC Music Technology Center (and elsewhere)

Frequent use of online tutorials via the absolutely wonderful DVC Music Technology Center (MTC) or wherever is encouraged -- 15 minutes per day are recommended.


Concert Attendance

Students are required to attend two concerts per semester. At least one should be by the DVC music department and (not necessarily the same presentation) primarily of Western Classical music (band, chamber, choral, opera, orchestral). Reviews of each event will identify the concert (who, what, when, and where), and comment on salient elements. The first review will be due by mid-term; the second by the week before the final.

Reviews should have a:
Title
Lede Sentence
Basic News Facts
Good Mechanics / Style (endeavor to avoid 1st person)
Perceptive Content

For example formats, feel free to check reviews at
The New York Times
San Francisco Chronicle
21st-Century Music (21st-centurymusic.blogspot.com)
etc.


Late Assignments

There will be a 10% grade penalty on all assignments up to a week late. Assignments more than one week late will receive a failing grade. Only quizzes missed due to excused absences may be made up. Such quizzes must be made up within one week or receive a failing grade.


Attendance Policy

Students are expected to attend all class meetings. Required texts only supplement class meetings. Thus, attendance to all class meetings is essential to the successful completion of the course. Poor attendance has always resulted in a poor grade, while excellent attendance has always been a prerequisite to an excellent grade. Students who miss more than two weeks of class may be dropped without notice. Students who need to take a leave of absence during the term should ask a counselor for a petition and then receive written approval from the Instructor and the Dean of Students. Leaves of absence are limited to ten instructional days.


Academic Dishonesty

Students found cheating or plagiarizing will be subject to Student Code of Conduct disciplinary procedures. Please refer to the Diablo Valley College Catalog.


Artistic Borrowing

Students found borrowing, gridding, modeling, or troping will be congratulated. Please refer to the history of art, the universe, and everything.


Syllabus

Week 1
Prehistoric / Treble
Notation of Rhythm
Notation of Pitch / C Major Scale

Week 2
Ancient / Treble and Bass
Half and Whole Steps / F Modes
Interval Number
Bass Clef /Interval Quality

Week 3
Medieval I / Steps and Modes
D Dorian / D Minor / E Phrygian
Perfect Fifths and Fourths

Week 4
Medieval II / Keys and Modes
Larger Intervals
G Modes

Week 5
Renaissance / Major and Minor
Chord Names and Numbers
Chords in Am and C / Scales of Am and D

Week 6
Baroque / Intervals and Chords
E Scales / C Minor / A Major
Interval Inversions

Week 7
Classical / Triads
Bb Eb Major / C Melodic Minor / B F# Minor
Typical Forms in the Common Practice Era

Week 8
Romantic/ Stacked Chords
Seventh Chords
Fm / Ab, Db / Chromatic / Triad Qualities in C

Week 9
20th-Century I / Bitonal, Inverted, Quartal
Whole Tone / Gb, F# / Bbm, Ebm / Inversions
Bitonality / Syncopation

Week 10
20th-Century II / Counterpoint
Neighbor Tones, Passing Tones, Suspensions
C#m, G#m, D#m / B / I-IV-V in C and Eb

Week 11
20th-Century III/ Chord Cycles
Chord "Progression"
W-H & H-W Octatonic / C Blues / C I-IV-V Syncopation

Week 12
20th-Century IV / Voice-Leading
Two Basic Rules
12-Bar Blues

Week 13
20th-Century V / Figured Bass
Realization
Comparison
Inverted Chords in Figures

Week 14
21st-Century Music / Analysis
Seventh Chords in G, C, and F

Week 15-17
Review

Week 18
Exam

[9057 - Music Theory Syllabus]