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1. Basso continuo is the set of chords continuously underlying the melody in a piece of Baroque music. It comprises of 2 instruments: 1) chords, 2) low pitch instrument. Ground Bass comprises of a bass instrument playing a single melodic figure repeatedly. 2. Cadence is the set of notes or chords ending a section of music with a feeling of conclusiveness. Cadenza is an improvisatory solo passage within a larger piece. 3. Opera is a dramatical work where the characters sing instead of speak, oratorio is a semi-dramatic work based on a religious subject, and a cantata is a composition
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Unformatted text preview: in several movements for either secular or sacred use. 4. Josquin’s Pangea lingua Mass has a mixture of both polyphonic and homophonic textures, using the technique, “point of imitation”. Palestrina’s Pope Marcellus Mass has a homophonic texture. 5. Medieval composers used plainchant by itself, while Renaissance composers used plainchant as a base for organums or motets. 6. RIT [RIT] [RIT] RIT Solo 1 Solo 2 Solo 3 Rit – Ritornello – the orchestral music that typically starts the movement Solo – the solo instrument AND basso continuo...
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