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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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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course MUSIC 142 taught by Professor Finson during the Fall '06 term at UNC.
- Fall '06