Lecture 12 - Intro to Western Music Friday, Sept. 28...

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Intro to Western Music Friday, Sept. 28 Baroque Instrumental Music Ramon Gonzales – guest speaker Baroque flute – traverse – transverse (held horizontally) to differentiate from the recorder One piece of wood, hollowed out Inside of flute the bore – in Renaissance, the bore was cylindrical from top to foot, much like modern flute In 1600, construction changes – transverse flute becomes conical – larger at top, smaller at foot – biggest change from renaissance flute Jointed (2 nd change from renaissance) 1700-four joints – reason: better control over lathe so tail changes could be made easier (to get to play in tune) No standard tuning system – tuning system not standardized until after WWI Prior, pitch depended on where you were – town, court, church different Woods: boxwood, ebony 1790 – five joints, four keys at bottom, metal inside Tromlitz – famous flutist Flute was a gentlemen’s instruments, a lot of amateur players
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course MUS 302L taught by Professor Dell'antonio during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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Lecture 12 - Intro to Western Music Friday, Sept. 28...

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