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Notes-Paper 1 - Compare and Contrast Hildegrads Alleliu O...

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Compare and Contrast: Hildegrad’s Alleliu, O Virgo v. Josquin’s Ave Maria 12 th century Gregorian chant 1180 Alleliu, a movement from the mass proper within the catholic church that varys from day to day thought the entire year, depending on the celebration. It is a responsrial piece alternating between solost and chorus and can be broken into 3 distinguishable parts, alleluia framing the solo verse in the ABA structure. It is sung monophonically to a conjunct, with few leaps and free nonrythmic rhythm. The setting alternates between neumatic and melismatic notes, particularly in the A verses. Form, texture, melody, and rhythm/meter that are introduced early in the quarter; Responsorial—Call and response--> similar to Gospel genre Religious/Sacred Text A Cappella Sung mostly in Neumatic Style, with Melismas Narrow Range, just over an octace with frequent leaps of 5ths Melodic Begins with Melismas on Allieluea Climaxs with melismas Begins with solo voice, chorus comes in on a call and response both singing in Melismas
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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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Notes-Paper 1 - Compare and Contrast Hildegrads Alleliu O...

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