Chapter 7 Review - emotions, and everyone can understand...

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Max Spinner October 29, 2009 Course section: 0301 UID: 109943246 Chapter 7 Review 1. List four aspects of Baroque style: improvisation, the affective style, the doctrine of affections, and style consciousness and transfer of idiom. 2. Differences between Handel and Bach: Handel wrote concertos for organs while Bach wrote them for harpsichords. Bach wrote cantatas. Handel wrote operas. 3. Discuss some characteristics of Baroque music that would make it especially attractive to a Western audience “untrained” in music? Characteristics would be improvisation. It is not necessary to be trained in music to appreciate improvisation, since it is not planned out beforehand. Another characteristic is the Doctrine of Affections. The music relates to
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Unformatted text preview: emotions, and everyone can understand emotions. This makes the music easy for listeners to understand. 4. What are the major elements of Hindustani music? What instruments should be played for each of these elements? The major elemenets are melody, rhythm, and drone. A tala (drum) would be used for rhythim. The melody would be carried by the sitar or the sarod. The drone would be done using a tampura. 5. Discuss some general similarities between Baroque music (of Western Europe) and the music of North India: Both have a big emphasis on melody and mood. The mood is a part of the Doctrine of Affections in Baroque music. In Indian music, it is seen in the Raga. Both also use the two linear dimensions, rhythm and melody....
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