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MUSIC EXAM III BAROQUEThings to look upDates (1600-1750)Characteristic of Baroque StyleUnity in moodUnity of melodic material- polished styleUnity of rhythm- If the song starts slow, it will stay slowTerraced dynamicsGeneral Contextual Information: AbsolutismInstrumental Forms Concerto A musical composition usually composed in three parts or movements, in which (usually) one solo instrument (for instance, a piano, violin, cello or flute) is accompanied by an orchestra.Structure: Sonata formRitornello Form: the orchestra opens in general with a theme called the ritornello(refrain). Then this musical theme alternates with sections of the concertino. Used in 1stand 3rdmovement.Concerto Grosso Very similar to that of Concerto with the exception that in the Concerto Grosso there was more than one soloist.Fugue Subject- Do not always begin with the countersubject. Exposition- Always begin with the expositionEpisode-