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Music History Review Sheet Also check out some of the music history links I have put on your links page, as well as the website for your Listen textbook!! The Medieval Period Time: 500-1450 (though some would argue 1400) Composers: Hildegard, troubadours and trouveres, Machaut New Genres: Gregorian chant, trouvere songs Musical Developments: beginning of musical notation, start of polyphony Listen introductory pages: 55-69, skim The Renaissance Time: 1450 – 1600 Composers: Dufay, Josquin, Palestrina New Genres: Masses, Motets, chansons, madrigals Musical Developments: music for church has highest status, but start of notated secular music, increasing number of polyphonic voices, imitative counterpoint Listen introductory pages 73-87, skim The Baroque Time: 1600 – 1750, with High Baroque being 1700 – 1750 Composers: Monteverdi, Vivaldi, Bach, Handel New Genres: Opera seria, Oratorio, Concerto, Dance Suites Musical Developments: popularity of opera and new instrumental music, move To major/minor mode harmonies, or “tonal music”, use of the sequence
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