Music History Resources
This page is for the live Thursday Music History 8D class only.
Write a 3-5 paragraph essay on one of the following:
1. Compare and contrast the music and careers of Debussy, Ravel, and Satie.
2. Describe the influence of Jazz on early 20th Century composers such as:
Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Darius Milhaud, and Kurt Weill.
3. Describe the influence of World War I on composers such as:
Maurice Ravel, Igor Stravinsky, Ralph Vaughan-Williams, Charles Ives.
Links for Midterm (memorize the first minute of the following):
C.) Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Claude Debussy)[music starts 26 seconds into video; Nijinski choreography- worth it!]
Youtube Videos in Historical Categories (work in progress)
Western Music in Context (series of six books by W.W. Norton & Co.)
Source Readings in Music History. Oliver Strunk/Leo Treitler (1998)