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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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