Lecture Seven - Lecture Seven 9/10/10 *HMWK- CH. 8...

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Lecture Seven 9/10/10 **HMWK- CH. 8 listening exercise 12! The early polyphony is called organum . A second voice is usually added at the 5 th or the 4 th . Composers become very involved with writing music to accompany the Mass . The Mass has two parts; the Proper and the Ordinary . The Proper texts change with the liturgical year. The Ordinary texts remain the same every single service, every day a year. Composers still write music for the mass. Parts of the ordinary mass - Kyrie -petition for mercy Gloria - hymn of praise and glory to God Credo -profession of faith Sanctus - acclimation to the Lord Agnus Dei - petition for mercy and eternal peace Guillaume de Machaut- Machaut worked at the cathedral of Notre Dame of Reims. He took the old Gregorian chant melody and composed two lines above the tenor part, the alto and soprano , and one line below it, the bass . He added three voices, three melodic lines happening at once. He invented the four part choir, which is a driving force
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Lecture Seven - Lecture Seven 9/10/10 *HMWK- CH. 8...

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