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Test 2 Notes - Baroque is the term used to describe the...

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Baroque – is the term used to describe the arts generally during the period 1600-1750 Doctrine of Affections – held that different musical moods could and should be used to influence the emotions, or affections, of the listener Monody – “to sing alone” Figured Bass- a numerical shorthand placed below the bass line Terraced dynamics – this practice of shifting the volume of sound suddenly from one level to another Basso Continuo – the bass-driven, chordal support in Baroque music June 20, 2008 Instrumental Music Concerto – an orchestral composition in which the full orchestra trades musical ideas with a solo instrument A. Vivaldi – “the father of the concerto” Ritornello – ‘return’ Violin Concerto in E major, “Spring” (131-132) o Special effects used in the “Spring” Concerto Trill – the rapid alternation between two adjacent pitches Tremolo – the rapid repetition of the same pitch Scales – a series of ascending or descending pitches
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This note was uploaded on 07/16/2008 for the course MUS 1751 taught by Professor Harris during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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