notes_-_1 - 24 September 2007 Baroque Freedom of expression...

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Baroque Freedom of expression Emotionality Exaggeration Extravagance o Lead to the development of theatrics Renaissance vs Baroque o Renaissance Voice ideal Voices used in ensembles A copella Natural, simple musical ideas Irregular floating rhythms Model harmony Music for church and chamber Text declination and word paint o Baroque Instrumental equality Solo voice must imprint Voice accompaniment Virtuosity Clear dance like rhythm Functional harmony Music also for theater Music expresses emotion Rhythm and meter o Became more systematic and controlled Major and Minor Modes o No more church modes Functional harmony o System whereby all chords have a specific relationship and function to the tonic. o Instrumental music develop to be equal to vocal music Strophic o Repeating meoldy line Monody o Single melody over simple accompaniment Opera was very popular. 26 September, 2007
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MUS 139 taught by Professor Lau/otero during the Fall '08 term at New Mexico.

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