Essay One The Middle Ages
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For the First Micro Essay, please choose one of the two questions listed below and answer it in the form of a short paragraph. These questions come from the readings related to music of the Middle Ages. Please answer in the space provided in this form and limit your paragraph to no more than 250 words (answers with significantly fewer words are fine if they can answer the chosen question fully).
A. How did the church use music during the Middle Ages? How is it that we know about music from the Middle Ages today?
B. Who created the surviving body of secular songs from the Middle Ages? What were the subjects of these songs? Who performed them and where (and by whom) could they be heard?