MUS 121 review exam2

MUS 121 review exam2 - MUS 121 Exam II Study Guide...

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MUS 121: Exam II Study Guide BAROQUE (1600-1750) Music, art of the time is highly ornamented J.S. Bach= a prolific composer (1685-1750) o Wrote over 1000 works o Many cantatas (including one about coffee) o MANY musical relatives (lots were named Johann) o Wrote a lot of keyboard music, including fugues, toccatas, fantasias Dance suite: Allemande, Courante, Gavotte, Sarabande, Gigue Sonatas: chiesa (at church), camera (at home) 2 concertos: solo OPERA: “invented” by the Florentine Camerata o Operas based on Greek drama o High male voices = castrati (most famous was Farinelli) o Opera text is the libretto o Recitative = spoken, Aria = sung 3 movement concerto structure: fast, slow, fast CLASSICAL (1750-1800) 3 movement symphony: fast, slow, fast Sonata form structure: exposition, development, recapitulation
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