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Mus4 lecture notes - 10/18 The Late Baroque Different melody at the same time More musical contrast(loud/soft fast/slow tempo etc Opera started to

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10/18 The Late Baroque - Different melody at the same time - More musical contrast (loud/soft, fast/slow, tempo etc) - Opera started to regard as drama (climax) John Sebatian Bach - from large musical family - didn’t become popular until later 1703-1717 as an organist - Weimar 1717-1723 chord musician – Cothen - instrumental music 1723- end Leipzig – choral/instrumental music Concerto Grosso - instead of solo instrument interacting, a group of solo instruments - 3 instruments > harpsichord, violin, flute as concertino (sololists) with 4 orchestra called ripieno Brandenburg Concerto Ritornello – short instrumental passage played by orchestra reoccurs in the concerto (in this piece, in the beginning, fragments in the middle, and in the end) Sequence – take motive and play/repeat at different pitch level Cadenza – end of the piece, big solo, around 6 min Lute Suite - Multimovement composition based on dance movement - Prelude – functions to introduce the lute Played on 11 string guitar – altigitarre
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course MUS 4 taught by Professor Mcallister during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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Mus4 lecture notes - 10/18 The Late Baroque Different melody at the same time More musical contrast(loud/soft fast/slow tempo etc Opera started to

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