Write a 1000-word (4 pages, double-spaced, 12-point font) essay based on Prelude 3, “Music as
Exploration and Drama.” It is a reflective essay that you should include what you learned from and thought
when you read Prelude 3, “The Baroque Spirit,” not just rewriting what it was. If you want to cite a textbook
or any other sources, please make sure you have a correct citation. Citing all sources and avoid plagiarism!
If you are using any books for your paper, please put summaries and paraphrases in your OWN words. The
internet source, en.wikipedia.org cannot be the reference for your writing assignment.
MLA Format. with proper citing
In your essay, please include following topics in your content. You may, of course, include more if you wish.
Origin of the word “baroque”
Equal Temperament/The Well-Tempered Clavier
Figured Bass/Basso Continuo
Doctrine of the Affections