A selection of 24 of our online History of Music videos provides middle-school and homeschool students with the opportunity to learn about and study The History of Music, to the required K-12 standards.
Study the origins and an overview of the Classical Period, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and The Baroque Era's. Learn about the musical periods and era's known as early and later Romanticism, the Contemporary Era and through to the early 20th Century and into the 80's.
Listen to and learn about the Music of the Polynesian, African and North American Indian Cultures. And discover American Folk Music, Country Music, Black Folk Music and the history of Folk Music.
Study the History of Jazz, including places such as New Orleans and The Birth of Jazz, Chicago and the Golden Age of Jazz, and The Years When Swing was King. Understand The Art of Listening which discusses How to Use Your Ears, and the Rhythm, Melody, Harmony, Counterpoint and Timbre of music.
Our History of Music videos teach how different cultures express their heritage through music, showing you how to listen to musical works and appreciate different musical styles.
Then use our online interactive quizzes to discover what you have learnt and strengthen your understanding of the subject.