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Lecture_7_Outline - Lecture 7: Bach and Vivaldi I. The...

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Lecture 7: Bach and Vivaldi I. The Lutheran Reformation and the Sacred Cantata i. Reformation History Martin Luther changed the Christian worship service— Forever!!! Protestant Christianity upholds only the Word, i.e. the Bible. The communication of the Word is everything Chorale – German hymn in the Lutheran tradition; o Chorales: in the “people’s” language o Integral in educating of the Word o Much simpler than motets ii. Genre: Sacred Cantata Developed c. 1700 as part of the Lutheran service Based on a chorale melody Used as a central part of church service Several movements: Arias, recitatives, choruses, duets, and chorale movements Between 15 and 30 mins. long because it is only performed in Church Ein Feste Burg (A Mighty Fortress) Written by J.S. Bach in 1715/1744 Genre: Church Cantata German title Movements 1-7 are similar to opera/oratorio Last movement “sub-genre” is a chorale: German Lutheran hymn, homorhythmic and homophonic texture, SATB choir
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2011 for the course MUS 15 taught by Professor Johnson during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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