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Music 120 Medieval and Renaissance Music
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Medieval Music, c. 450-1450 One of the longest discrete periods of music history Several features were developed during this time that changed the course of music history: the staff and polyphony Time of Spread of Catholicism throughout Europe
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"Gregorian" Chant Charlemange Modes
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Alleluia: Vidimus Stellam Hallelujah We have seen his star in the east and are come with gifts to worship the Lord Hallelujah Used in the Mass for Epiphany Church year Monophonic Anon. Melismatic
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Hildegard von Bingen 1098-1179 10th Child Given to the church Abbess of Rupertsberg in Germany Visionary and Mystic Many writing survive: Medical texts, theology, etc. Significance
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O Successores You Successors of the mightiest lion between the temple and the altar you the masters in this household as the angels send forth praises and are here to help the nations, you are among those who accomplish this, forever showing your care in the service of the lamb
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Secular Music Usually monophonic Based on poetry Troubadours and Trouveres Courtly Love
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Estampie 13th Century Little instrumental music exists from this time Specific Instrument not notated
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Guillaume de Machaut c. 1300-1377 Known for making copies of his work Part of the Ars Nova in France Development of Notation allowed for more complex rhythm
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2010 for the course PHYSICS 121 taught by Professor Padiego during the Fall '09 term at University of Western States.

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