Music 13 Flashcards

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affettuoso
tenderly
tacet
silent
valse
waltz
Presto
very fast
castrato
castrated singers
simile
the same
accelerando
speeding up
Alan Freed
Legendary DJ
Chiome d'oro
Monteverdi, 1619
minor threat
dischord-record label
mark hoppus
blink 182
Legato
performance without perceptible interruption between notes
Oritorio
-Multimovement Vocal-Staged-Not meant to be done in church-Contains recitatives and arias
Guys and Dolls
Frank Loesser
Palestrina
all Vocals no instruments
Guillaum Dubay
1400-1474
"Ave Maria Stella"
Chants
hormonising diffirent phrases (paraphrasing)
harmonized him
pg 80 Mass
Baroque
1600-1750; flamboyant; visual arts; fills the space
Sonata sopra la Monica
Marini, 1629
theka
a conventionally accepted arrangement of common bols (syllables)
--> rhythmic patterns
brio
fire, spirit(eg. alegro con brio)
De plus en plus
Binchois, 1430
Renaissance Time Period
musical era from 1450-1600
Piano Sonata, Opus 13, "the Pathetique"Symphony No. 5 in C minor
Beethoven
vibrato
Rapid variation of pitch lending warmth to the tone of a voice or instrument.
Assai
(Italian: very) appears often in indications to performers of the speed of a piece of music, as in allegro assai, very fast, or allegro assai moderato, very moderately fast.
harmonics
delicate high pitches produced by lightly touching the string when playing
What
two instruments were usually included in the basso continuo part?
Harpsichord, Cello
What must music critics be?
perceptive listeners
hat einen guten Beat
has a good beat
The focal point of Wagnerian music drama is the voice
False
in-pentatonic
hear it much more in traditional instrumental music, it uses half-steps on the piano (adjacent notes), in some ways kind of symmetrical
Messiaen bio
a French composer, organist and ornithologist, widely regarded as one of the major composers of the 20th century.
METER of "Nocturne, in E-flat Major, op.9, no.2"
Quadruple
concerto
instrumental genre in which one or more soloists play with and against a large orchestra
Handel's Hallelujah Chorus is a good example of changing?
textures
Zulu
– language or isiZulu, a Bantu language of Southern Africa
According to lecture, What month did Richie Valens, Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper all die in?
February
buffo
(in opera) a comedy part, usually bass.
Franz Liszt described the style of his music, along with that of Wagner and Berlioz, as the "music of the future
True
Dots
increase the value of the note to which they are applied by one half.
 



If a second dot is present, it adds half the duration added by the first dot.



ex: a dotted quarter-note gets an eighth-note added to it. If there's a second dot, the duration lasts for a quarter-note + eighth-note + sixteenth-note length.
motet
a sacred poem in Latin or French, later became love poems or political satires
murder on music row
george straight and alan jackson(2000)neotraditioanlism
Martin luther wrote a bunch of these for regular Joes like us to sing-
chorales
melismatic
text setting with more than one pitch per syllable
Polytonality
The use of more than one key simultaneously
associate
to connect or bring into relation, as thought, feeling, memory, etc.:
Declamation
the manner in which words are set to music
roots of jazz
popular songs late 19th and 20th century, syncopated, Brass bands- John Philip Souza. Black Gospel music. The blues. Ragtime. New Orleans important place
During the 19th century concert life began to center around
A. palace
B. Church
C. University
D. Concert Hall
D. Concert Hall
Beethoven (4 points)
1. Able to reject Patronage2. Earns $$ teaching, performing, and selling composition3.Says that a creative individual is just as good as nobility4. Goes deaf
As mentioned in lecture, what area of NYC is associated with Bob Dylan specifically and the folk revival at large?
Greenwich Village
big band front line had these three instruments
saxophones, trombones, trumpets
Ad libitum (ad lib.)
an indication given the performer to vary from strict tempo, or to add or omit a part
Who was the woman who ran the Motwon finishing school and taught the artists the proper ways to dance and sing according to Respect?
Maxine Powell
Differences between Baroque, Classical and Romantic concertos:
3 movements never changed; as time progressed soloist became more important; Baroque used "ritornello" form which means exposition was repeated. Classical did not repeat but added another exposition. Romantic dropped double exposition so soloist could come in sooner.
Gershwin and Chaplin
who did Ravel meet in his one trip to America
Who was Louis Armstrong? What was his nickname? Who was Glenn Miller?
“Satchmo” - American jazz trumpeter and singer from New Orleans, greatest jazz improvisers, started scat singing; Glenn Miller – American jazz musician during the swing era, one of the best selling artists; while traveling to entertain US troops his plane went down, he was never found
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