5.1. Historical Context
Classicism is in the eighteenth century and lasted about two years. In the Classicism, the
separation between social classes remained an important feature. Therefore, the music was still
own the aristocracy and urba
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Sopranos: the higher voice of the whole group of female voices. It is divided into 3 types:
Light: is a voice that is endowed with extraordinary mobility, has a very strong timbre, its sound
is bright and not being bulky is sometimes underpo
He began to take shape the concept of orchestra. Before Baroque had already existed different
sets of instruments, but with varying composition. In the seventeenth century, composers sought
a steady string section. This, accompanied by co
Characteristics of Baroque Music
4.2.1. Melody and Rhythm
Harmony: All Baroque melodies show more freedom and ease to the Renaissance. In the
Middle Ages and Renaissance vocal music was more important than the instrumental, and
composers wrote for instrum
Transition from Early Music to the Middle Ages.
Liturgical song comes from the Greco-Roman tradition because of this totally steeped in Greek
musical theory and philosophy. Moreover the Hebrew tradition, singing and synagogues.
Several problems arise:
Constantly Persecuted by the Church, the minstrels are herrantes characters ranging from
village to village, from castle to castle, amaze and amuse an illiterate audience. Heirs of cuddles
and joculatores of classical and pagan Rome, half p
The Vocal Music
Vocal music Classicism found in numerous followers despite losing importance.
Religious Vocal Music
Religious music suffers a setback, considering the large production of this kind that occurred in
the Baroque. There were still three great
THE BAROQUE. 17th century and the first half of the 18th century.
There are two significant dates. The beginning in 1600 with the premiere of the first opera
preserved and end 1750 with the death of Bach.
Man no longer pursues the ideal expression of beau
Alegro, andante (within the sonata), presto
3movimientos, or the first movement is glad.
Exhibition-> A hue (eg C major)
Topic A-> Pepe C Major (electric guitar)
Topic B-> The 5th Pepa G Major (Harp)
SONATA: Exhibition /