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.
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.)
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: