1 - September 1, 2011 3. * *Chanson. Puis quen oublu (Since...

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September 1, 2011 3. **Chanson. Puis qu’en oublu (Since I am forgotten) a. More sophisticated rhythm with syncopations and both duple and triple meters b. Chanson is a poem with a fixed text formused a rondeau, setting up musical repetition; form is ABaAabAB c. Other forms include ballade or virelai d. Set for 3 voices with refrain e. Scored for men’s voices; two musical sections f. Open hollow cadences at ends of phrases III. Early instrumental Music A. Began as supporting instruments of vocal music in 14 th century 1) Doubled or accompanied singers 2) Often vocal works were arranged for instruments 3) Dance music, mostly improvised B. Same general families as modern instruments 1) Also separated into soft (bas) or indoors, and loud (haut) or outdoor varieties a) Indoor: recorder, pipe, lute, harp, and stringed instruments: rebec and vielle, forerunners of the violin b) Outdoor: shawm (early oboe), the sackbut (slide trumpet), cornetto, large drum called tabor, smaller ones called nakers 2) Organs
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September 1, 2011 a) Large ones: in churches and cathedrals; required and extra person to pump the bellows
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course MUSIC 2730 taught by Professor Allen during the Spring '11 term at Auburn University.

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