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Unformatted text preview: hey were born in the same year (1685) and were the undisputed giants of the late Baroque. Yet they lived entirely different kinds of lives, and wrote music in rather different styles. Be prepared to recognize which characteristics match which of these two composers. Review your Listening Response to the assigned works for Part III (listed below). Be certain that you understand how the characteristics of these particular pieces represent typical characteristics of the genre to which each belongs. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 5, mvt. I (mvts. II and III are optional) Bach: “Little” Fugue in G Minor Monteverdi: “Tu sei morta” from Orfeo Purcell: “Dido’s Lament” from Dido and Aeneas Vivaldi: “La Primavera” Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra, Op. 8 No. 1 (esp. mvt. I) Bach: Bourrée (mvt. IV) from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major Bach: Cantata 140 “Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme,” mvts. I, IV and VII Handel: “Ev’ry Valley” from Messiah Handel: “Hallelujah Chorus” from Messiah...
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