Discussion 5

Discussion 5

 Posting rules. You must reply to original questions/prompts by Thursday of each week. This counts as the online portion of the class and is how you get attendance for this meeting date. This is every week. All first posts must be 150 word minimum (no replies are required). All prompts must be answered for full credit. All reply to peer posts must be 50 words. You only have to reply to 1 peer – 150 word minimum for your answer and 50 word reply for your peer reply. The peer reply must critique your peers post – it cannot be an “I agree …” post. 




1) What is the difference between a masterpiece and a masterwork? 

2) What is plainchant? Who created it? What was its main purpose?

3) Listen to these three pieces of music: Plainchant (medieval) –

                                                              Renaissance Music –

                                                               Renaissance chanson   –

After listening which piece was meant for dancing? which for church? which for public performance? Did you recognize the melody of any of these? Which one and where do you think you heard it from?