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Your task? Research a humanities topic. This research guide has lists of great databases to use and search tips!

Garden of Earthly Delights

Somewhere around 1490-1510, Netherlandish artists Hieronymous Bosch painted a triptych depicting scenes of heaven and hell. The contemporary title for this work is The Garden of Earthly Delights. It resides at the Prado museum in Madrid, Spain.

A music and information systems double major at Oklahoma Christian University took a closer look at one section of the hell side of the work and found this:

She transcribed and performed this "butt music" based on the musical notation used in Gregorian chant. Then this guy created a lovely choral version with lyrics.

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Hey! This LibGuide will help you through the process of research for your project. Feel free to contact me if you need help at any time.

1. Define Topic: What do you know? Verify with Background Info.

2. Devise Strategy: What do you want to find out? List keywords.

3. Search Sources: Look at Books, Articles, web sites, etc.

 

EVALUATE what you're doing: Change your keywords/database; Are you finding appropriate items?

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