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Unformatted text preview: CONTINU O Ritornello vs soli Cadenza Polyphonic Three mvts 1. fast 2. slow 3. fast Bach Vivaldi Handel DANCE SUITE Renaissan ce & Baroque Instrumen tal (solo or group) Predictable Inflexible rhythm & form Aabb or aabbccddaa bb Single mvt – Suite collection of dances to be danced Bach Handel Couperin Albrechtsber ger CANTATA Baroque Orchestra l with vocal (organ as continuo) Polyphonic and Homophonic Sacred Hymn based Verses (aria) Bach FUGUE Baroque Organ or multiple instrumen ts or singers Monophonic subject – Polyphonic throughout Exposition Processive Single mvt Bach Handel Vivaldi BALLAD medieval Vocal – Solo singer with one Vernacular Story telling Often strophic Single mvt anonymous inst acc Sometimes additive ORATORI O Baroque Vocal and orchestra Vernacular Opera House Not staged Old Test Aria Recitative Chorus Handel...
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- Spring '11
- Music, Baroque music, Bach Handel, Single mvt