Music 11 Flashcards

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Indian
tabla
Oder
Or
coro
chorus
Middle Ages
476(500)-1450
Claudio Monteverdi
Baroque
chino
county paris
key
harmonic centre
The Leipzig years
1723-1750
Satchmo
Louis Armstrong's nickname
The Pretenders
Chrissie Hynde-gtr/vox/songs
merengue
dominican republicfast african-influenced dance with a distinctive simple duple rhythm
Mezzo Forte (mf)
medium loud
Dynamics
the level of loudness
Gehend
moving forward, walking tempo
Vodou/Voodoo
African-derived religious system incorporating newly encountered and adapted influences from Roman Catholicism
accelerando
gradually increasing in speed.
who wrote "take 5"
dave brubeck
Masque
like the Florentine Intermedi
music played/sung in between acts of a play 
Prestissimo
very fast, faster then Presto
Sonata Form
A ExpositionB DevelopmentA Recapitulation
I got A Woman
Ray Charles
Refer to rhythm charts.
Check rhythm chart.
FRANCESCO DA MILANO
(1497-1643)lutenistwrote fantasies and ricecrares
Pression,Guero
Pression for cello (1969-70), Guero, piano study (1970)
vibrato
rapid fluctuation of pitch slightly higher or lower than the main pitch.
The sacred genre that’s different from ordinary monotony
Motet
Jali/Jalolu
a poet/praise singer and oral historian from the Mandinka of West Africa
percussion
-definite pitch- marimba, celesta, timpani, xylophone, bells, chimes
-indefinite pitch- most drums, gongs, castanets, tambourines
Bluegrass
Professional version of "old time" music
divisi
players divide when multiple notes are given
Late Baroque Musical Style
Melody- continuing development; irregular phrasesRhythm- most distinctive/exciting of Baroque musicTexture- return of counterpoint
Balinese Gamelan
lighting fast, literally means flare up like a matchBest known type of Balinese gamelan
Earl Scruggs
3-finger style, not clawhammer (from africa)very fast and bright sounding, became know as the Scruggs style banjo which is key to bluegrass music
The Stooges
Little brother band of MC5Iggy Pop-voxProd. by John Cale also from Velvet undergroud
Kidi
the Ewe drum that rests on ground
Ras Tafari
The Ethiopian emperor who was known by Rastafarians by his birth name, "Ras Tafari.
Trio Sonata in C, Op4 no1
Corelli, 1694
accidental
happening by chance or accident; not planned; unexpected:
What was the name of the Paris-based Russian ballet impresario who commissioned Stravinsky to write ballets
Diaghilev
"He-ne-yo-we"
equivalent of an Amen, but for Native America Church.
tonality
the feeling of centrality of one note to a passage of music
membranophones
a general term for drums in world music
pitch
frequency; how high or low a note is.
Giuseppe Verdi
1813-1901: most popular of all opera composers: born in tiny italian villageeducated in Milan, after education he became municipal music director in BussetoReturned to Milan with the score of his first opera, OBERTOElected to first parliament that convened after Italy had become a nation
What is an ENSEMBLE?
cooperative musical expression or musical group.
larghetto
Somewhat slow; not so slow as largo, but usually slower than andante. after largo before andante
Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller
-Most innovative songwriting - producing team of the early rock & roll years
-Not recording artists
-Wrote and produced many hits for Elvis Presley
Mystic Chord
A chord created by Scriabin for his work Promotheos. The cords consists of 4ths and a tritones. 
Islands in the Stream
Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers (1983)Countrypolitan
It is the lowest male voice, and it is used for servants, for priests, and for Jesus.
bass
"Hoochie-Coochie Man"
------Muddy Waters
-"discovered" in the Mississippi Delta by folk song collectors John and Alan Lomax
-Muddy's early Chess recordings marked the beginning of electric blues in Chicago
-the band includes two electric guitars, piano, bass, drums, and amplified harmonica
-Form: 16-bar blues (8 bars of "stop time," then 8 bars to finish).
-old blues tradition: the bold assertion of personal power in the face of adverse circumstances
Dal Segno (D.S.)
indication that the music is to be repeated from the symbol
Don't come home a drink (with loving on your mind)
Lorette Lynn (1966)
Which diatonic chords are always diminished when in a minor key?
The second and the seventh.
Which instruments are in the drum family?
bass drum, snare drum, timpani
Symphony No. 4 - 4th Movement
Title: 4th Movement from Symphony No. 4 Composer: Johannes BrahmsDate/Period: Romantic (1885)Instruments: flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, trombones, timpani, full string section
Which is not an example of how Venetian composers expanded on the idea of echoing semichoirs?
echoing semichoirs and using more polyphony than homophony
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