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Introduction to Medieval Music by Cynthia Cyrus

Introduction to Medieval Music Cynthia J. Cyrus Last modified on June 18, 2003 Introduction The medieval musical experience is impossible to recapture, for most of the music of daily life is lost to us. The sounds of street hawkers, the … Continue reading

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Level 3 Resource Updates

American Literature Updates Due to the ever-changing nature of the Internet, online resources often move unexpectedly to new addresses. Here are the updates for Level 3: American Literature that have happened since the most recent release of the EIL curriculum. … Continue reading

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World Literature Videos

Videos referenced in World Literature (E5) Study Guide: World Literature (Excellence in Literature, English 5) Module 1 Ancient Greek Music – Macedonia Module 2 Antigone on stage Module 3 Roman Water Wheel, London Museum Roman Weapons Module 4 Recitation of Dante’s Inferno … Continue reading

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British Literature Videos

Videos referenced in British Literature (E4): Unit 1 Beowulf battle scene performed by Benjamin Bagby Unit 2 Music by the medieval composer Thomas Tallis Unit 3 Audio recording of English madrigal song “The Nightingale” Knights of the Round Table 1953 … Continue reading

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Out of Africa soundtrack music

The soundtrack for the film Out of Africa has beautiful and evocative music. Get it from your library or bookstore and listen to it as you study. You can listen to an excerpt in the video below. Other World Literature … Continue reading

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Schumann Faust Overture Music

Listen to Robert Schumann’s Faust Overture. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Berlioz music for Faust conducted by Herbert von Karajan

Hector Berlioz’s piece “The Damnation of Faust,” conducted by Herbert von Karajan. Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Victor Hugo poem accompanied by Franz Lizst music

This resource has been replaced by the video available at: https://excellence-in-literature.com/world-lit/e5-resources/victor-hugo-poem-read-aloud   Other World Literature (E5) videos

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Ancient Greek Music Macedonia

The Music of Ancient Greece Music is a significant aspect of Hellenic culture, both within Greece and in the diaspora, and the music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. Greek music separates into two parts: Greek … Continue reading

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Robinson Crusoe Theme Music from 1970s TV show

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe was a French-German children’s television drama series made by Franco London Films (a.k.a. FLF Television Paris). The series was based on the first of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe novels, but is perhaps best remembered for the … Continue reading

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