Learning Exercise

Mass in B Minor: Module 9

Last reading (of six) on the Mass in B Minor.

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Exercise

  1. Go to the following URL and scroll down to Module 9: http://bach.nau.edu/mass/bmSCHOOL.html.
  2. Read the essay: "From Camelot to Bach, and Back."

Topics

  • Bach's Mass in B Minor in the context of mass settings historically
  • Symbolic connotations of palindrome in context
  • The relationship of Bach's Mass in B Minor to Arthurian legend 

Assessment

  1. Answer the ten questions at:
    http://bach.nau.edu/mus410/mass/quiz09.html.
  2. Enter your name and instructor's email at the top of the page and then click the "Send to Instructor" button.