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Explore the Enlightenment period through literature, music, and autocratic rule. Each slide contains basic information on major Baroque, Classical, and political figures contemporary to the late 1700's and early 1800's. Vivaldi, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Frederick II, Joseph II, and Catherine II are all mentioned.
Scherzo, cappricio, divertimento, and rando are all addressed in this look into humor through this classical music presentation. The slide show is very basic, but has some good background on Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, and Bach. The history of humor in music is covered from the Opera to Phyllis Diller. Included is a internet link section and reference list. Tip: Add background, pictures, and additional information to enhance this presentation.
Quiz your scholars on key figures of The Enlightenment using this matching worksheet. Ten descriptions and eleven answers are provided, which learners match with one left over. Figures include Francisco Javier Clavijero, Franz Josephy Haydn, George Berkely, James Boswell, James Cook, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Jose Celestino Mutis, Joseph II, Moses Mendelssohn, Samuel Richardson, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Informational text isn't provided, and would be helpful for this activity.