MUS 110D Notes 7-26

MUS 110D Notes 7-26 - Exoticism impression of the Middle...

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Cavatina: Chamber music: Coloratura: high soprano such as the Soprano in the Queen of the Night Castrati Concerto: Consonance: two notes that agree with each other Dissonance: two notes that disagree with each other; two disagreeable intervals Cultural Capital: Vienna – piano a status symbol among middle-upper class people Dominant: dominant note (V); fifth scale degree ex. C Major has G as its dominant note or in C minor, the dominant note (III) or relative major is E flat. Tonic: tonic (I): C is the tonic note in C major; in C minor, the tonic (i) is C Dynamic: volume (piano versus forte) Emanual Shikaneder was a free mason who collaborated with Mozart and directed the acting, singing company
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Unformatted text preview: Exoticism: impression of the Middle Eastern culture F.O.P. Far off point – happens in the development in terms of key and the development of the motives Form: structure of a piece; ex, minuet and trio, sonata Freemason: Fraternal organization originated possibly from the Scottish stonemasons; popular in the early 1700’s. French overture: dotted notes; fan-fare-ish Galant style: heavy downbeats, repetitive melodies; major keys, simpler melodies; quick harmonic melodies; classical aesthetic or aristocratic Genre: category or music Homophony: One melody or one line sang by one or many voices Impressario: person who promotes the music;...
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