Baroque - Thoroughly read beginning of chapter. Missed 2...

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Thoroughly read beginning of chapter.  Missed 2 days 21/03/2008 10:20:00 A movement in music is like what in writing? A Chapter Which of the following is not a way of naming a Classical piece? Generic title OKAY Program Title (This is the answer…NOT a title) Narrative title OKAY Movements within a longer piece all usually have exactly the same tempo, moo,  and melody. FALSE Baroque style period was… 1700-1750 Baroque Arts Refinement + Grandiosity Architecture – ornate, huge, palaces, formal gardens Painting – large canvases, sharp light/dark contrast, lots of drama Music – grandiose, elegant, carefully constructed Baroque Musical Style Grandiosity – large performing forces, longer pieces Elegance – ornamented melodies Construction – carefully crafted, “rules” for form, rhythm, etc.
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Baroque rhythm One of two extremes o 1. Extremely regular pulse (motor rhythm) Instrumental music usually o 2. Flexible pulse vocal music mainly Recitative – rhythm follows speech – like patterns Baroque melody Long, complex phrases Often generated from a motive (short unit of music…Is a building block) Ornamented o Improvised by performer Very repetitive Other Baroque style features Harmony – beginning of modern major/minor system Texture – focus on polyphony (each of instruments has their own melody) Form – attention to detail, balanced, organized Dynamics – terraced, sudden changes, echo effects Timbre/Instrumentation – first orchestras, harpsichord o Harpsichord- 
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Predecessor of the piano Not capable of different dynamics Basso Continuo Fancy name for bass part (bass line) Written out in symbols
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