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Study Chapter 4 (That’s not 2! 4 – really! —Classic (ca. 1750-1825) – Enlightenment —Romantic (ca. 1825-1900) Art and music based on expression of individual subjectivity Subjective experience focuses on emotion rather than intellectual objectivity Important topics for Romantic art and music }Love }Patriotism and war }Nature }Death }The supernatural —Twentieth century – and twenty-first Four qualities of tones —Timbre or tone “color” – complexity of vibration —Loudness – amplitude of vibration —Duration —Pitch – frequency of vibration Elements of musical style —Scoring – use of timbre —Dynamics – use of loudness —Rhythm – use of duration —Melody – use of pitch to make lines —Harmony – use of pitch to create depth —Texture – combinations of melodies and harmonies simultaneously —Form – ordering of sections within a piece dance is “the art form that finds its expression through bodily movement” (John Chiego, The Musical Experience ) Rhythm – the basis of music and dance —Rhythm – the application of duration in music —Tempo – speed —Meter – underlying pattern or “grid” in/for rhythm (“Five, six, seven, eight . . .”) —Types of meter —Duple – groups of 2 beats (or 4 = 2+2 or 2x2) —Triple – groups of 3 beats —Compound – beats subdivided in 3s (within duple or triple)
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—Asymmetrical – groups of 5, 7, etc. —Syncopation – stress on normally unstressed beats in a meter
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course MUH MUH2012 taught by Professor Wright during the Fall '07 term at FSU.

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Study muh2012 - Study Chapter 4 (Thats not 2! 4 really!...

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