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Unformatted text preview: o Music did not specify which instruments should be played o Some instruments-shawn (oboe), sackbut (trombone), tabor (tambourine) o Tielman susato (1515-1571)-printer, composer, and instrumentalist o Ronde-round dance, usually performed outside (3 dances by susato) o Embellishments-melodic decorations • English madrigals o Queen Elizabeth and King James o John farmer (c.1750) Dublin to London o 1 set of 4-part madrigals o Fair Phyllis-word painting • Polychoral music o More than one choir o Thomas tallis Spem in Alium-40 parts o 8 choirs-5 voices each I have never put my hope in any other but you • The miracle of the octave o String set in motion vibrates at a certain rate of per second and produces a certain pitch • Major and minor scales o From 1 key to the neighboring key is a half step o A whole step involves 3 keys (skip one in between) or 2 half steps...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUS 101 taught by Professor Prof.lee-whiting during the Fall '07 term at Binghamton University.
- Fall '07