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Midterm_Study_Chart - MUSIC 15 MIDTERM MATERIAL MIDDLE AGES...

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MIDDLE AGES (5 th C-1450) CHANT 1. Hildegard’s Alleluia, O Virgo Mediatrix (12 th C ) Hild: founded abbey poet, scientist prophetic/visions Sacred Virgin Mary M onophonic Free rhythm ABA (ternary) Responsorial Mostly melismatic ORGANUM : Polyphony starts!!!!! 2. Notre Dames School’s Gaude Maria virgo (@1150-1250) Notre Dame: Group of composers 1 st example of polyphony Completely unrelated melodies A capella—3 different voices Highly Melismatic TROUBADOUR SONG (C. 1100-1300) 3. Vaquieras’s Kalenda Maya Troubadour: a poet musician connected to the noble courts in Southern France during the middle ages Wrote poems in their native tounge and then sang them Spread throughout Europe Idealized ‘courtly romantic love’ Vaquieras: Began with humble beginnings, worked under The patrongage of Boniface Strophic Form (same melody for each verse)—Estampie Dance Secular Music MUSIC 15 MIDTERM MATERIAL RENAISSANCE ERA (1450-1600) MOTET 4. Joquin ‘s Ave Maria (1480) 4 Voice Motet—SATB A capella, in Latin text Very innovative use of polyphony—texture Through Composed Form Changing meter twice Last section (of 7) entirely homorythmic MASS 5. Palestrina ‘s Gloria from Pope Marcellus Mass (1567) Part of the Mass Ordinary (same everyday)—Gloria Purpose was Liturgical The work that saved polyphony Could write polyphony in a conservative manner Very homorythmic creating an intelligible message Religious function for the Catholic Ordinary MADRIGAL (1500s) 6. Monteverdi ‘s Ecco mormorar l’onde (1590) typically 3-6 a capella voices, very polyphonic Text Setting—to music
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2009 for the course MUS 15 taught by Professor Johnson during the Winter '07 term at UCSB.

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Midterm_Study_Chart - MUSIC 15 MIDTERM MATERIAL MIDDLE AGES...

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