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Week 10. Compiled by Amy. Gioachino Antonio Rossini 1792. Dad was a horn player His mom was singer and a baker’s daughter He played the triangle when he was 6 with his fathers music band Worked as a blacksmith until they discovered he was better suited to music

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week 10

Week 10

Compiled by Amy

gioachino antonio rossini 1792
Gioachino Antonio Rossini 1792
  • Dad was a horn player
  • His mom was singer and a baker’s daughter
  • He played the triangle when he was 6 with his fathers music band
  • Worked as a blacksmith until they discovered he was better suited to music
  • Wrote 39 operas, sacred music, chamber music,
  • Called the Italian Mozart
  • Wrote the Barber of Seville, La Cenerentola, Moise et Pharaon
  • Guillaume or the legend of William Tell

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIbYCOiETx0

arnold von winkelried
Arnold von Winkelried
  • Swiss Hero of Legend or History
  • Battle of Sempach 1386
  • Victory of the Old Swiss Confederacy
  • Defeated the Duke Leopold III of Austria
100 years war
100 Years War
  • Fought 1337 – 1453 between England and France
  • Fought for the French throne
  • They were fighting over the throne from way back to William the Conqueror in 1066
  • William became King of England and retained the Duchy of Normandy in France.
  • But the rulers of Normandy and English kings still owed homage to the French King.
  • Edward III of England refused to pay homage to Philip IV of France
  • King Philip took Edwards land in Aquitaine (lands located in SW France.
joan of arc
JOAN OF ARC
  • Maid of Orleans
  • Folk heroine of France And a Roman Catholic Saint
  • Born a peasant in North-east France in 1412
  • Claimed to hear God’s voice and be guided by God’s will
  • Lead the French army to many victories
  • Captured by the Burgundians and sent to the English, Put on Trial by Pro-English Bishop Beauvais
  • Burned at the stake when she was 19 years old.
  • 25 years later the inquisitorial court examined the trial and found her innocent.
  • She was declared a martyr.
extra assignments
Extra Assignments
  • Create a graphic novel of the story of William Tell
    • Practice archery with a long bow…DO NOT AIM AT YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS
  • Listen to 3 Full works by Rossini
    • Choose your favorite and tell why
  • Create a Family Lineage of the Hundred Years War
    • Include the disputed “female lineage”
    • Decide who you think should be King
  • Write a biography of Joan of Arc
    • Include a map of her Journey