Question: Thread: Week 1 Discussion – HUM112027VA016-1172-001 Instructions: Please respond to one of the following two questions, using the sources…

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

Sources:

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