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Chapter_07_6e - Chapter 7: Musical Style Chapter 7: Musical...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7: Musical Style Chapter 7: Musical Style Style Produced by interaction of musical elements Every composer has an individual style Each period of music has a characteristic style Eight style periods Middle Ages: 476­1475 Renaissance: 1475­1600 Baroque: 1600­1750 Classical: 1750­1820 Romantic: 1820­1900 Impressionist: 1880­1920 Modern: 1900­1945 Postmodern: 1945­present Listening for style Focus on one element An excellent way of training the ear Observation of multiple elements comes with experience Variants from the general style Expect variants: each composition a unique work If one element does not conform, others generally do ...
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