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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition 21. Baroque Opera New genre of the Baroque era Large scale music drama combining Poetry Acting Scenery Costumes Singing Instrumental music
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition The Components of Opera Recitative Secco Accompagnato Aria Da capo aria Ensemble numbers: Duet, Trio, Quartet, etc. Chorus Overture/sinfonias Libretto, Librettist
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Monteverdi and Early Baroque Opera Stile concitato “The text should be the master of the music, not the servant”
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Monteverdi: The Coronation of Poppea (Listening Guide) Written in 1641 in Venice Monteverdi’s last opera Historical plot Plot: Nero, Ottavia, Poppea Music: recitatives, arias, choruses, arioso, stile concitato, instrumental sinfonias, and ritornellos
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Monteverdi: The Coronation of Poppea (Listening Guide) Final love duet between Nero and Poppea: Nero (castrato), Poppea (soprano) Form: A-B-B-A Four-note ground bass Captures the hope of the lovers
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Opera in France Italian opera rejected Developing a national style Tragédie lyrique Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–1687) Genre won favor with King Louis XIV
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Opera in England Masque James I and Charles I Stage plays forbidden during the Commonwealth Play set to music and called “concert” was allowed John Blow and Henry Purcell
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Henry Purcell (1659–1695) English singer, organist, and composer Adopted elements from Italian and French opera Sacred and secular music
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The Enjoyment of Music 10 th Edition Purcell:
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course EMUS 3822 taught by Professor Hagen during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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6 - baroque vocal music - 21. Baroque Opera New genre of...

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