MUS 565 Chapter 1-3 Notes
kithara - An ancient Greek instrument, a large LYRE
lyre - Plucked string instrument with a resonating soundbox, two arms, crossbar, and strings that
run parallel to the soundboard and attach to the crossbar. APOLLO
genre - Type
MUS 565 Chapter 15-17 Notes
Abendmusiken - established by Dieterich Buxtehude in North Germany; evening concerts that
took place on the last two Sundays in Trinity and the first three Sundays in Advent; lasted about
one hour usually and had two contatas a
MUS 565 Chapter 10-12 Notes
Acadmie de Posie et de Musique - (1570) group whose goal was to unite poetry and music as
in ancient times and revive the ethical effects of ancient Greek music.
air de cour - (French, "court air") Type of song for voice and ac
MUS 565 Chapter 4-6 Notes
Ad organum faciendum - A Mannual written on the rules of Organum
Aquitanian polyphony versus florid - .
Ars cantus mensurabilis - is a musical treatise from the mid-13th century, c. 1260-1280
(Medieval Period) written by german m
MUS 565 Chapter 13-14 Notes
affections - baroque term for human emotions or states of the soul
air de cour - (French, "court air") Type of song for voice and accompaniment, prominent in
France from about 1580 through the seventeenth century.
aria - operat
MUS 565 Chapter 18-19 Notes
conservatories - homes for orphaned and poor boys, that specialized in teaching music.
Carlo Broschi Farinelli - one of the most famous castrati.or a person who was castrated to keep
their high voice.
Pio Ospedale della Piet -
MUS 565 Chapter 20-21 Notes
classical style - The balance and harmony of Greek and Roman art. It is associated with music of
Bach and Haydn.
Enlightenment - Was used in the 19th century to describe ideals used in the 18th century. Reason
is the primary so
MUS 565 Chapter 7-9 Notes
Aeolian - natural minor scale
Binchois - The Most important composer at the court of Phillip the Good at the Burgundian
court, who was part of the forces occupying France, composed De plus en plus (Burgundian
burden - Bu
MUS 565 History of Western Music Notes
versus - one type of Latin song, normally sacred and sometimes attached to the liturgy.
jongleur - jugglers; traveled alone or in group, earning a precarious living by performing tricks,
telling stories and singing o
MUS 565 Chapter 33-34 Notes
NBC Symphony Orchestra - Establish in NY from 1937-1954. was a radio orchestra established
by David Sarnoff of the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) especially for conductor Arturo
Toscanini. The NBC Symphony performed weekly
MUS 565 Chapter 22-23 Notes
fortepiano - The first type of piano that was invented in 1726 and replaced the harpsichord or
clavichord. It was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori.
simple binary form - There are two repeated sections generally of the same len
MUS 565 Chapter 24-26 Notes
virtuoso - a musician who is a consummate master of technique and artistry
E.T.A. Hoffmann - and the author of the novelette The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, on
which the famous ballet The Nutcracker is based.