Music 241: Assignment 2: Home

Your Assignment

  1. Begin your research by finding an authoritative score and a recent recording of a work composed before 1700

  2. Put your composition in context by consulting information that will provide a good overview and lead you to other sources of information through bibliographies. To do this consult dictionaries, encyclopedias, and basic texts in music and other related disciplines.

  3. Find out about other world and cultural events which occurred during the year(s) your topic was composed, it may be helpful to consult timetables.

  4. Find Periodical articles and Internet sites


    Photograph of renaissance canvas "Woman with a Cittern" (1677) by Pieter van Slingeland.  In the public domain.


    Music Librarian

    Beth Christensen
    Christiansen Hall of Music 147

    St. Olaf College

    Northfield, MN 55057
    Subjects:Dance, Music