- High Renaissance

 

 

 

 

 


Michelangelo, David (1501-04)


DaVinci, Vitruvian Man (1492)


 Da Vinci, Mona Lisa, 1503–1505


Michelangelo, Creation of Adam,
Sistine Chapel Ceiling (1508-1512)


Raphael, Cowper Madonna 1505


Raphael, Baldassare Castiglione
(1514-15)


Raphael, The School of Athens
 (1510-11)


Titian, Meeting of Bacchus and Ariadne, (1522–1523)


Titian, Portrait of  Doge Andrea Gritti
 (1544-45)


Breuegel, Dulle Griet (Mad Meg) c. 1562

Key Questions

 

 

 

  • What is this Renaissance MAN stuff all about?
  • How do historical ideas inform our understanding of Othello?
  • How does Shakespeare question the Renaissance pursuit of the ideal in Macbeth or Othello
  • To what extent is the Renaissance both the high point of Latin Christendom and a virulently, religiously subversive movement?
  • What was the church's response to the Renaissance?
  • What is the role of Byzantium and Islam in the Renaissance? What cross cultural influences took place between the Islamic and European worlds during the Renaissance?
  • What is the influence of European discovery, exploration and expansion on the European outlook?
  • Trace the beginnings of European imperialism from Ancient Greece and Rome to Renaissance Europe to 19th c. Europe.
  • Compare and contrast the values and political/social structures of the Northern Renaissance to the Italian Renaissance?  To what degree is this change influenced by geographical, cultural and historical factors?
  • How did the religious upheavals and societal changes of the Renaissance and Reformation alter the compositional styles and musical textures of the time?  What is the relationship between these societies and music in terms of style and function?

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Renaissance Exploration:




The Concert in an Egg’; painting after Hieronymus Bosch, circa 1561


Breughel, Peasant Wedding, 1568
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St. Peter's Basilica, Rome (1506-1626)


Giorgione, The Tempest (1508)

Venice:

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Mannerism:
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English Renaissance:



Holbein, The Ambassadors  (1534)

Spanish Renaissance:
  • Lope de Vega,
  • Calderon, 


Inigo Jones Costume Design
for The Masque of Blackness (Johnson) (1605)


Breughel, Procession to Cavalry (1564)

  • Lheritier, Nigra Sum, c.1520
  • des Prez (1450-1521) Motet: De profundis clamaviadte 1, 2, 3, 4


Greensleaves

  • Respighi, Ancient Airs and Dances Suite #1 (1917)

 

 

 






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Michelangelo:

Raphael

Leonardo:

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Bellini:

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Shakespeare:

The Merchant of Venice

  • Greenblatt, "Shakespeare's Leap" (from Stratford to London, then Dr. Lopez and The Merchant of Venice) (2004)
  • 2547 Changing views on charging interest throughout history

Hamlet:

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Othello:

King Lear

Clip from Brook version

The Tempest:

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