A symphony is a longer musical composition scored for an orchestra.
A sonata is a large scale composition that is sung. A sonata form is sometimes included
in a sonata.
A coda is at the end of a Sonata and is often a recapitulati
1. Madrigal proper- used word painting
The ballet- often used dance instead of singing
The ayre- used with or without accompaniment
2. Chorales were simple hymns. They were popular because they were easy to sing.
3. A consort is an instru
1. The Hurrian songs are songs written on a tablet in cuneiform in Mesopotamia. They are
fragmented but some have been recognized as songs or hymns. They are important because
they are the most complete early example of musical notation.
What is popular music?
1. What theme does pop music typically use in the lyrics? Describe one pop song that uses this
theme. Why is this theme such a popular one?
*Pop music is often about love. The song I Wish by one direction follows th
1. Who sang at the Grammys in Spanish in the late 1990s? What was the reaction?
Ricky Martin sang in Spanish. The reaction was many people liked the song a lot and the place
2. When did Latin music burst back on the scene? What song brought i
They were nuns. They hid in an enclosed choir so it was odd that they were heard
A song with French lyrics.
It is a poetic madrigal song. It is about a man arguing about his honesty and loyalty.
Se mai per Maraviglia was composed by him.
a. The Serpent
b. The Hurdy-Gurdy
c. The Kortholt
d. The Racket
e. The Shofar
f. The Bladder pipe
g. The Harp
h. The Rebec
Choose five instruments that you haven't heard about before or that you want to know more about.
Read the article for these five ins
What are the basic elements of music?
The basic elements of music are what makes each piece of music unique.
What is pitch?
Pitch is how high or low a tone sounds.
What is syncopation? What types of music use syncopation?
Syncopation is e