“That’s Awesome!” — Intro to Classical Music

Yale’s Introduction to Classical Music is a great example of how to integrate lectures, expert interviews, demonstrations, and class videos, so that a learner never feels the ennui of a single type of information delivery.

Craig Wright has crafted a class for lay individuals that achieves shocking depth and breadth, illuminating the why of human infatuation with music, explaining basic elements of music theory, and inviting the listener to take part in a survey of music from chant in the middle ages to the “vernacular” of Copland.