Musical Genres & Periods

In this assignment, you will listen to and learn about some of the different genres and periods of musical history that we’ll be surveying in the course. 
Listen to the examples (linked below). As you listen to each selection, take note of the composer’s name, the name of the musical work, the musical genre and the period of musical history listed with each selection. 
Musical Example 1 Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor First Movement (7’38”) Genre: Orchestral Music / Symphony Period: Romantic Period 
°Sanctus° from Mozart’s Requiem (150°) Genre: Choral / Orchestral Music Period: Classical Period 
Giacomo Puccini: Tenor Aria, “Nessun Dorma” from Turandot (3’00°) Jussi Bjorling, tenor Genre: Opera / Tenor Aria Period: Romantic Period 
Franz Schubert: Gretchen am Spinnerade (3’38”) Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano Genre: Art Song / German Lieder Period: Romantic Period