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Unformatted text preview: instrument o Polyphony not as popular-keep it simple o Camerata-Florentine group of writers, painters, and musicians who developed opera, the most important achievement in Baroque music o Stile reppresentativo- melody moving freely over block chords, developed into recitative in opera\nuove musiche-new expressive style, no counterpoint New harmonic structures o Figured base-shorthand for chords o Basso continuo-system of the use of figured bass...
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- Fall '07