July 11 notes - July 11, 2006 Chant (600-1300) o Generic...

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July 11, 2006 Chant (600-1300) o Generic term: chant, plain chant o Pope Gregory I = Gregorian chant (early Middle Ages: 540-604 Standardized some chants o Mass ordinary – every Sunday o Proper – special occasions (Christmas and Easter) o Romans Modern superpower of the time Spread musical standardization Not totally the same, regional differences o Spain and Portugal (711-1492) Moors in power (Muslims) Gregorian chant with Moor influence 1492 – Conquista o Early chant not notated Passed down orally Notation begins o Early 9 th century o Manuscripts rare – not many literate people o Everything written by hand, no press until the Renaissance Hildergard – early female composer (1098-1179) o Put herself against stereotype o Abbess in Germany o Poet, writer, composer, visionary (spoke with God) o Promised to the church at age 8, gained access to knowledge o Famous within church o Wrote different genres, not always for a church service, but always sacred
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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.

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July 11 notes - July 11, 2006 Chant (600-1300) o Generic...

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