WH10: The Enlightenment Spreads

Hope you are all enjoying your snow days. Please complete this work before our next class, whenever that may be. We will work on Kant’s “What is Enlightenment” together in class.

22.3-The Enlightenment Spreads

Address these questions:

How were ideas spread in new ways?

What changed in the arts in the Enlightenment? (Give a brief description of each change.)

Architecture:

Writing:

Music:

Listen to both works of music. This will take about 20 minutes. (I highly recommend using some head or earphones. Chromebook speakers will not reproduce enough of the sound.)

Describe two differences between the pieces.  While acknowledging that neither piece has words, can you describe what each is about or what thoughts or feelings each inspires?

The first piece is baroque, Bach’s Toccata and fugue in d minor transcribed for orchestra:

The second piece is classical, a part of Mozart’s Symphony #40 in G minor:

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s