Beatles, 3000

by EIDolan

In class next week, we will explore the mythologizing of Palestrina on Tuesday and the birth of a new genre on Thursday. We’ve already thought about some of the challenges we face with accessing music’s history. As we’ll see, late seventeenth-century attempts to recreate the music of the ancient world produced an entirely new art form: opera. What wild re-imaginings and misconceptions will future generations have about the music of today?