OCT5 - MUSI1001A DR. JOHN HIGNEY KYLE BUELL OCTOBER 5, 2010...

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MUSI1001A DR. JOHN HIGNEY KYLE BUELL OCTOBER 5, 2010 MEDIEVAL SECULAR MUSIC - Instrumental 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) - Time fram e o The intellectual a nd artistic activity began in Italy around 1530 a nd spre ad to Northern Europe o Musical developm ents did not begin until around 1475 - Term m e a ns rebirth, reawakening o Renaissance thinkers derived inspiration from the glorious heritage of a ncient Gre a nd Rome o Valued personal achieve m e nt, intellectual independence, and discovery - Hum anism o A philosophical perspective m arkedly different from the m e dieval period o Emphasis on hu m an 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 chromaticism used in madrigals
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