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OCTOBER 5, 2010 MEDIEVAL SECULAR(C&) MUSIC - o Primarily used to accompany dancing o Instruments divided into two groups Hauts Loud instruments Included the sackbut, shawm, cornetto, and drums Bas Soft instruments Included flute, recorder, harp, lute, and many others RENAISSANCE (1475-1600)q±² ·“ w - Time frame o The intellectual and artistic activity began in Italy around 1530 and spread to Northern Europe o Musical developments did not begin until around 1475 - Term means rebirth, reawakening o Renaissance thinkers derived inspiration from the glorious heritage of ancient Greece and Rome o Valued personal achievement, intellectual independence, and discovery - Humanismq ±² ·“w o A philosophical perspective markedly different from the medieval period o Emphasis on human worth, creativity, and the capacity to shape society - Melody
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o Stepwise (conjunct) motion within a moderately narrow range o Diatonic, but some chromaticismL A &· used in madrigals
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