Question:Thread: Week 1 Discussion – HUM112027VA016-1172-001
Instructions: Please respond to one of the following two questions, using the sources provided below as the basis of your response. Post your initial response using at least 150 words, and also reply with at least one response post to another.
Question 1: Choose a music composition by either Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) or Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741). These are in the time period of the Baroque musical style. How would you describe this music? Can you compare this to a modern piece of music or song that has a similar mood?
Thread: Week 1 Discussion – HUM112027VA016-1172-001
Monteverdi and Vivaldi
Chapter 21 (pp. 695-698), Baroque music and composers
Monteverdi’s Orfeo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ll_u870PG8
Vivaldi’s Spring: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFHPRi0ZeXE