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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He had a long career as a musician, whic
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 /
For whom is edited Livre Vermell de Montserrat (S. XIV)?
By Mari Carmen Gmez Montaner
145. Forms found in Italy in the fourteenth century:
146. What is a trope?
Originally, the trope was a new composition, usually written in tire s
It is the first source we have the Italian Trecento.
206. Robertsbridge Codex:
British Library, MS Add. 28550, about 1325, there are arrangements for organ three motets.
Faenza next to Codex, is an example of that, although the art of instrum
Harmony: Association of several simultaneous musical sounds to form chords and available in
natural and orderly successions. Harmony is the part of the musical decnicologa that is all
about the simultaneity of sounds. The Harmony voice comes from Greek an
It is a manuscript of the early sixteenth century. Its contents are masses and motets. The author
most represented in it's Johannes Ockeghem (ca. 1420- 1497), which shows 10 of his 13
masses. Between 1496 and 1503 Bouton copied by the family.
Two first publications for vihuela:
Music book vihuela, entitled "Master" of Luys Milan (it was the first music book published in
Spain: Valencia, 1535-1536).
The seys books Delphin music for vihuela figures tolling of Luys de Narvaez (Valladolid, 1538).
Nymphes des bois:
Poetic eulogy in memory of Johannes Ockeghem (ca. 1420-1497), who put music Josquin des
Prez in 1497. Call Deploration sur le climb of Jean Ockeghem. During the fifteenth century it
was customary to compose deplorations lamentations or t
You highlight figures of the fourteenth century?
Jacopo da Bologna
Francesco Landini (1325- 1397)
Philippe de Vitry (1291- 1361)
Guillaume de Machaut (ca. 1300- 1377)
130. Who owns the ballata Non Avra ma 'pieta?
A Francesco Landini
131. What works writte
How are organized Cantigas?
10 to 10. Every 10 there is in honor of the virgin
112. What is the most important source of music in Spain in the Medieval Era?
The Codex Las Huelgas (Burgos). Whose editors are Higinio Angles and art by Asensio.
113. What bel
Josquin des Prez
(Ca. 1440- 1521) was born in France; was cantor of the Cathedral of Milan and, later, a member
of the Chapel of the Sforza. We have news of his presence in the papal chapel in Rome.
Between 1501 and 1503 he was in France, perhaps in the c
Virtuosity: Full control of the possibilities of an instrument or voice.
Basso Continuo: system characteristic accompaniment of baroque music, which consists of a
bass line on which contrapuntal chords are interpreted. Appears at the beginning
It is the predominant form in almost all Spanish secular music songbooks, and is typically from
Polyphonic compositions are three or four voices, with text in Castilian poetry based on love
theme keepsake troubadour tradition of courtly lov
This movement reacts against serialism, trying to bring in music greater compositional freedom.
It is an indeterminate music, as a function of chance and freedom of his portrayer. The
composer writing a complete and closed work, but q relies
These vowels are short for the last six sabas phrase "et in saecula Saeculorum Amen."
19. Four types of troubadour songs:
Canso (= CHANSO or French chanson) Love Song
Sirventes: was originally a song service for Mr. Noble, at whose court, the trouba
Its creator is Arnold Schoenberg, who develops and meets a possibility
organize a new sense of musical composition. Thus,
Schoenberg, and switch opens a real musical vocabulary. Do not forget,
Order the role exerted tonality causes total con
Another reaction against the supposed serialism music creation based on
and use of the electronic computer incorporating the statistical
mathematics when making the sound work.
The key writer of this current is I.Xenakis that interested b
Treaty late fifteenth century, authored Ramos de Pareja and defends the importance of hearing
against eminently Pythagorean mathematical concept.
55. In what century you situate the birth of polyphony?
XII century. Where? Only in the West
The Music of the Renaissance
The revival began in the late fourteenth century and lasts throughout the fifteenth century. The
term comes from the term renaissance revival, after a time of famine, wars, epidemics, etc.
During the Renaissance
What electronic journals have in the library?
Within Contens Periodical Index (PCI) are: American music, Current musicology, Notes and
Perspectives of New Music.
92. List the trades in their correct order:
Matins (just after midnight)
REVIEW OF THE HISTORY OF MUSIC I (First Part)
1. List two instruments of Ancient Greece: characteristics.
Lira: instrument composed of several taut strings in a frame, which pulsated with both hands.
Used in the rite of Apollo. The kithara was the family
Roman de Fauvel
It is the oldest musical document fourteenth century France. It is a beautifully an illuminated
manuscript dating from 1310 14, a satirical poem. In it are 167 tracks. Many texts have
complaints about the time (clergy, politics, etc.). It