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MUSIC 30 Listening review sheet

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MUSIC 30-History of Opera Listening Review Sheet Key Terms Opera Recitative Number Monteverdi Orpheus Baroque Era Castrato Opera Seria Handel Da capo aria Classicism Opera Reform Metastasio Gluck Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice Mozart Opera buffa Dramma giacoso Intermezzo Lorenzo da Ponte Don Giovanni Overture Ostinato Finale Singspiel Strophic form Phenomenal music The Magic Flute Freemasons Enlightenment Fugue Pragmatic sanction Be Familiar with the following music-related topics: Symbolism in The Magic Flute: chorale prelude with armored guards, rational vs irrational, Papageno the noble savage, voice types and associations Mozart’s mixing of forms, relationship between class of character and style of singing Operas for aristocracy vs operas for public consumption Musical “hints” in Don Giovanni’s Overture and symbolic representation
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Unformatted text preview: Typical form of Mozart’s numbers and relationship to plot development Orpheus vs the Furies in Gluck’s version Brooke’s Friendly Suggestion: When you are writing your essays for the listening response, organizing your answer this way will help streamline your thoughts: 1.) What are you hearing? What kind of instruments? What kind of voices? What language are they singing in? How many of them are there? Is it recitative or number? Is the music major or minor? Fast or slow? Etc. 2.) Based on what you are hearing, what time period do you think this excerpt might be from? What composers might have written this piece? 3.) Now that you’ve deduced a specific time period and composer, couch the piece in its historical setting. Show off your knowledge!...
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