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Unformatted text preview: Dissonance: combination of notes that violates the harmonic system, promoting a feeling of tension in the listener Consonance: combination of notes that go along with the harmonic system. The cords sound pleasant and stable, the notes sound good together. Music Ethics:- Plato said music effected people spiritually, psychologically, and politically.- music influenced human character and behavior- modes could effect the character of people Instruments- Aulos : Greek tragedies , Dionysus (God of fertility and wine)- Lyre: Similar to harp, sometimes accompanied poetry- Kithara: used for processions, sacred ceremonies, and the theater Characteristics of Hellenistic Greek Culture:- Independent Greek city-states came together.- more libraries and museums- arts for a direct emotional viewer- more realisim in the arts- changes in philosophical postures and architecture...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2011 for the course HB 267 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08