The Complete History of Music, Part 1: Antiquity & Medieval
What you'll learn
- In this course, students will learn about the earliest forms of music made by humans (that we know about), and how it became what we know as music now.
- Students will learn how Gregorian Chant works, how it is notated, and how it was used in the medieval area in worship.
- Students will learn how traveling bards and troubadours went town-to-town using music to convey the news of the day.
- Students should be enthusiastic about music, but do not need to be producers or musicians. No prior experience is needed, and students do not need to be able to read music or have any special software.
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Welcome to the COMPLETE HISTORY OF MUSIC, PART 1!
This class is for anyone who has wondered about the origins of music, how it came to be, and where it came from.
If you've ever looked at a medieval instrument, and wondered how it was played, this course is for you. If you've ever watched an episode of Game of Thrones and wondered about the music, this class is for you. If you've ever wanted to learn how they come up with music for video games like Skyrim, Zelda (any of them), or anything else set in a medieval-esque world, this class is for you.
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Music of Antiquity
Music of Mesopotamia
Early music instruments: Harps and Lyres
The origins of music notation
Music in Ancient Greek culture
Music in Greek philosophy
Music in the early Christian church
Sacred and Secular music
The Guidoian Hand
Poetry in Music of the Medieval period
Hildegard Von Bingen
And much, much more!
Dr. Allen is a university music professor and is a top-rated Udemy instructor. In 2017 Star Tribune Business featured him as a "Mover and a Shaker," and he is recognized by the Grammy Foundation for his music education classes.
While a lot of history courses focus on memorization, this is a course for those interested in immersing themselves in the music and culture. You won't find lists of dates to memorize here - this class is designed to be fun and enjoyable.
This is the first part of a multiple-course series.
In this course, we will focus the entire course on the Antiquity and Medieval Periods.
By the end of this course, if you follow along, you will be ready to move on to the Renaissance period - coming in part 2!
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** I guarantee that this course is the most thorough music history course available ANYWHERE on the market - or your money back (30 day money back guarantee) **
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Students who register for this course will receive ongoing exclusive content and discounts to all future classes in the series.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone in any country who is ready to learn where our music comes from, why it sounds the way it does, and the origins and history behind it.
- Anyone considering studying music formally, and wants a head-start on a college music history curriculum.
- Anyone who just loves music.
- Anyone who love history.
Jay is a #1 best selling music teacher on Udemy. He is the author of the #1 best selling music theory course on Udemy, "Music Theory Comprehensive" (21 parts), and Music Theory for Electronic Musicians (5 parts), which have been purchased by more than 170,000 students in 11 languages in 196 countries. He is also the author of the best-selling book, Music Theory for Electronic Musicians.
He is a PhD in music, university professor, and a best selling music producer. He brings this authenticity to all of his Udemy courses.
Jason Allen (better known as J. Anthony Allen) has worn the hats of composer, producer, songwriter, engineer, sound designer, DJ, remix artist, multi-media artist, performer, inventor, and entrepreneur. Allen is a versatile creator whose diverse project experience ranges from works written for the Minnesota Orchestra to pieces developed for film, TV, and radio. An innovator in the field of electronic performance, Allen performs on a set of “glove” controllers, which he has designed, built, and programmed by himself. When he’s not working as a solo artist, Allen is a serial collaborator. His primary collaborative vehicle is the group Ballet Mech, for which Allen is one of three producers.
J. Anthony Allen teaches at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, where he runs the Music, Media, and Management program. He is also an Ableton Live Certified Trainer, co-founder, owner and CEO of Slam Academy, a multimedia educational space in downtown Minneapolis, the CTO of Ion Concert Media, and sole owner and producer of music education courses under the umbrella of Punkademic Courses. Recently, Allen founded Hackademica – an innovative net-label for new music.
J. has a PhD in music composition, 2 Master’s degrees in music composition and electronic music, and a bachelor's degree in guitar performance. Through his academic travels, Dr. Allen has received numerous awards along the way.
If you run into him on the street, he prefers to be addressed as J. (as in, Jay.)