In this lesson, our instructor Cory Hills goes through an introduction of masses. He discusses mass ordinary, mass proper, and characteristics of mass in the Renaissance including cantus firmus and polyphony. Cory teaches how composers were gaining more freedom and explains the three types of cyclic mass: cantus firmus mass, motto mass, and parody mass.
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.