Jan 20, 2011
- in the renaissance period artists and musicians sought to achieve the balance,
realism, simplicity, and directness of classical period roman and greek art.
the Baroque period lasted about 150 years. It started at the end of the
Jan 11, 2011
- Songs have words, pieces have no words.
Melody is an arrangement of pitches over time
pitches into keys and scales. Pitch is a specific vibration or frequency
it is the same all over the world, no matter what the instrument.
Jan 27, 2011
program for next week
prelude will only have one colour and will be short - modern
the fugue will be huge - baroque
grande ouverture - is romantic. will be big and showy. the two movements
will have totally different characters. the second wi
The Baroque Period was known for its flamboyant style
colossal proportions and extravagant
abundant decoration: virtuosity: highly ornamented
Melody - sequences!
repetition of motives at higher or lower degrees
first appears in
Feb 10, 2011
for next concert use same form as last week.
Form in Classical Music
Form: a few standard forms regulate much of Classical music
most important form of the classical era
common first and sometimes last movement of symphonies