Chap9MUH204LO - B Listening Objectives After completing this chapter you should be able to 1 Hear and identify how the elements of music are

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Chapter 9 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with: 1. The essential difference in organization between vocal, text-based music and strictly instrumental music. 2. The features of Baroque instrumental genres (concerto, fugue, and dance suite) and the importance of contrast in multimovement works. 3. The features of important Baroque instrumental forms, each one the systematic, “scientific” expression of significant underlying principles: a. ritornello form--contrast and return b. ground bass--variation c. fugue--imitation d. Baroque dance form and French overture--repetition and contrast 4. The lives and music of Antonio Vivaldi and Johann Sebastian Bach.
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Unformatted text preview: B. Listening Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Hear and identify how the elements of music are typically used in Baroque instrumental music. 2. Follow the genres of Baroque instrumental music, especially concerto, fugue, and dance suite. 3. Follow the forms of Baroque instrumental music, especially ritornello form, ground bass, fugue, and Baroque dance (binary) form. 4. Practice “double listening”--that is, listen for the different, systematic ways in which: a. main ideas are stated and restated and b. contrast is achieved....
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2008 for the course MUH 204 taught by Professor Sprowles,m during the Spring '07 term at University of Louisville.

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