Music History Quiz 1

Relationship between melodies monophonic one voice

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: relationship between melodies Monophonic : one voice / melody can be sung / played by numerous people as long as they are together Polyphany : textures involving more than one melody 1. Parallel organum : add a new voice that moves in parallel (harmonizing)
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2. Free organum : top line is free against original chant 3. Organum : a second (duplum) line & third (triplum) line are added above the original chant (tenor). These added lines are filled with melisma Text setting : a relationship between music and words Humanism : focus on mankind solving its own problems; rise of the middle class; rise of literacy; the printing Press (Johannes Gutenburg) – 1453 Imitative polyphony : successive voices sing the same or very similar melody (SATB) Cadences : musical pauses at the end of a phrase Homophony : similar melodies being performed in different ranges at the same time in the same rhythm 1. Chordal writing : stricting homophony (Josquin) 2. (Bob Dylan) Homophony section : 2 3 2 (meter change)
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