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Unformatted text preview: grungy o Renaissance = opposite of Middle Ages o Church, nobility, peasants/serfs o 1 st sacred music – vocal (to reject pagan music) Range – whatever people could sing 1 part, no harmony, limited notation, Latin language Humble, in reverence to God, all prayer Just pitch, no rhythm or tempo or beat • Things to look for to identify pieces… o Words o Language o Range o Gender o Text-setting o Syllabic (1 note per syllable) o Neumatic (2 +) o Melismatic (goes on for awhile) • Old notes – neums o Look weird o Doesn’t use scales • Medieval o Scales = modes Had variation, central tone, series of tones Don’t get happy/sad feelings o Created moods/people...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MUL 2010 taught by Professor Goldblatt during the Summer '06 term at University of Florida.
- Summer '06