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1. What is the significance of “humanism” on the art and music of the Renaissance Period? Explain what humanism is and how it affected the art and music from the period. Give an example of art (sculpture, painting, etc.) and a musical piece that we studied to support your answer. (the music we studied is attached below Byrad and Downland)

2. Choose a piece of music we studied from the Baroque Period . Describe three ways that the piece of music you chose exhibits the culture and general musical style of the period. (the music we studied is attached below MONTEVERDI and HANDEL)

3. Explain how our modern artistic and musical culture (music of today) is influenced by the styles of the musical periods we have studied. Find at least one specific cultural, artistic, or musical influence from three of the periods we have studied (choose from: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque) and explain how this influence is reflected in our modern musical culture. Be detailed and specific in your answer (give examples).

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Title Length LG 6 Byrd: Agnus Dei, from Mass for Four Voices 3:45 LG 7 Byrd: "This sweet and merry month of May" 2:01 1:26 LG 8 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs," for Voice and Lute LG 9 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs," Four voices with lute 1:24 LG 9 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs," Lute solo 1:39 1:27 1:29 1:27 0:29 0:28 0:28 LG 9 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs." Harpsichord solo LG 9 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs." Consort of five viols and lute LG 9 Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs," Mixed consort Byrd: "This sweet and merry month of May" Morley: Galliard, "Can she excuse my wrongs" Dowland: "Can she excuse my wrongs" (voice and lute) Byrd: "Civitas sancti tui," from Cantiones sacrae, Book 1 Byrd: "The Galliarde for the Victorie," from My Lady Neville's Virginal Book Byrd: "Ye sacred muses" Byrd: Agnus Dei, from Mass for Four Voices, middle section Byrd: Kyrie, from Mass for Four Voices Dowland: "Flow, my tears" 0:30 0:30 0:25 0:58 0:27 0:29 Title Length 0:15 Monteverdi: Orfeo, "E intenerito" Handel: Messiah, “Rejoice," basso continuo Handel: Messiah, “And the glory of the Lord,"opening 0:30 0:11
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1. Humanism, Renaissance humanism, was considered an era in which Europeans
decided to study classical texts and enact them. This movement started in the
thirteenth century and was propagated by various humanists who felt the urge to bring
the world back into the values of paganism. In essence, the ideas of Renaissance
humanism were to change the human perception and overdependence on pious
religiosity and live in a manner that celebrated the human being without enshrouding
thoughts of a better world after death. The era was a ...

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