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Chapter 3 Music Review

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Chapter 3 Music Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)— Io son pur vezzosetta , continuo madrigal o Combines basso continuo combines with various combinations of voices and instruments Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)—“Gloria in excelsis Deo,” “Et in terra pax,” “Quoniam tu solus sanctus,” and “Cum Sancto Spiritu” from Mass in B minor, BWV 232 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)— Gran Partita , K. 361 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)—“Dove sono” from The Marriage of Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) , K. 492 Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)—String Quartet in B-flat major, Op. 64, no. 3, 4 th movement Big C The period of music Small C Classical repertory in music Pendulum swing Major goals of beauty and expression Apollo God of light who stood for truth Dionysus God of wine who free people from care Antonio Vivaldi One of the most popular Baroque composers Beethoven 1770-1827 autobiographical statement; among other things, it chronicles his coming to terms with his growing deafness—the greatest
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Unformatted text preview: deprivation that a musician can face; in doing so, it records a powerful testimony to the resilience of the human spirit. • Theremin only instrument that does not need to be touched to produce a sound. The performer waves his or her hands in the air to control pitch and volume. The Russian inventor Léon Theremin developed the instrument with the intention that anyone should be able to play it. Its distinctive sonority can be heard in the sound tracks of many horror movies. Baroque • Began with the counter-reformation to the protestant reformation • composers would do almost anything to make an expressive point. Basso continuo • form of accompaniment that began to be used around the turn of the 17 th century til the end of 18 th • defined Baroque style • part is thus a kind of musical shorthand, from which an accompaniment can be derived. Monteverdi • baroque • Music historian Leo Schrade called Claudio Monteverdi the "creator of modern music,"...
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