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MUS201 Introduction to Western Music

Baroque Period

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A Brief Account of Music History: Traces the history of music. Information on the renaissance musicBaroque music; Classical music; 20th century music.

Haydn C Major Cello Concerto: The article discusses music continually evolves through time and labels such as ‘Baroque' or ‘Classical' are only modern aids to help people organise the history of music in their minds. 

Classical Period

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Contemporary Classical Music Score-Parts and Intellectual Property: This study presents the legal framework for intellectual property rights in Greece and reveals issues related to contemporary classical music scores and parts.

Conductors' tempo choice shed light over Beethovan's metronome: During most part of Western classical music history, tempo, the speed of music, was not specified, for it was considered obvious from musical context. Only in 1815, Maelzel patented the metronome. Beethoven immediately embraced it, so much as to add tempo marks to his already published eight symphonies.