Essay Explore what changed—and why—from The Middle Ages to The Renaissance. Include in your analysis the following: how people lived, their way of life, the jobs they held (especially in music), and the clothes they wore. Tie all this back to how the music changed. Also, in your exploration, compare and contrast, from your textbook, one composition from The Middle Ages and one from The Renaissance. Self Assessment Do you feel you are “educated” in the Renaissance sense of, among other skills, being able to play an instrument and read musical notation?