Unformatted text preview: accompaniment. Italian songs in the early 17 th century Aria-a self-contained piece for one voice with orchestral accompaniment Recitative-a style of delivery in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech. Figured Bass-music notation used to indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones in relation to a a bass note. Basso continuo-played continuously throughout a piece, providing the harmonic structure of the music. Madrigal-a setting for two or more voices or a secular text (Usually in Italian) Third Relation-the bass moves in thirds Chromatacism-use of chromatics Passacagilia-a dance musical form Rirornello Form-returning form ( return to the original theme) Tasto solo-play only bass notes in continuo...
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- Winter '08
- Music, Baroque music, basso continuo Modal