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Sheet1 Bach Cantata - Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott Mvt. I - Chorus uses Luther's words, cantus- firmus in canon. Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott. Mvt. II - Aria with chorale, melismatic in bass aria, chorale for boy soprano. 16th notes. Mvt. III - Recititave and arioso. bass with continuo. Mvt. IV - Aria for soprano, with continuo. Weg Weg! Komm in mein Herzenshaus. Mvt. V - Chorus, many ritornello. No vocal counterpoint. Vocal melody true to Luther's, unornamented. Mvt. VI - Recitative and arioso. tenor with continuo. Mvt. VII - Duet for tenor and alto. Mvt. IIX - Chorus. church version. simplest arrangement for instruments. no ritornello. Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott - "A mighty fortress is our God." for feast of refirmation, Oct 31 High Baroque Cantata - choral piece with orchestra. Leipzig, Germany - St. Thomas Church, Lutheran Bach ran a boys' school by day continuo - organ and bass line instruments ripieno - orchstra and chorus motoric -
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Unformatted text preview: driving or forward moving music Abgesang Canonic - exact melodic imitation at an interval cantus-firmus - slow-moving melody over faster parts ritornello - interlude of returning theme between vocal solos melisma - many notes on a single syllable syllabic setting - one syllable per note librettist - one who adds lyrics to pre-existing piece of text topos - combo of the musical stylus, rythms, take on stereotypical meaning lieto fine - light hearted ending to opera or classical piece phrase - completed music thought period - two phrases, with Antecedent/Consedent relationship. pietism - emotive and vivid version of Christianity strophic form - / A/AAA. ../(aab)/(aab)(aab). .. bar form - stollen, stollen, abgesang (verse, verse, aftersong) Sonata cycle -Fast, slow, dance, fast (Beethoven's 5th) FDSF (beethoven's 9th) FSF Page 1...
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