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Harmony, dissonance and an introduction to opera

Duration: 05:40

Monteverdi’s madrigals and the opera 'L’Orfeo' are used to demonstrate unrelated chords and dissonance. Opera is introduced as a longer extended musical form and to demonstrate how music is used to stir emotion.

Available since: Wed 28 Aug 2013

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Howard Goodall's Story of Music

Howard Goodall traces the story of music from the ancient world to the modern day.

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