- Appearance of two figures, "low" and "semiminima". With what we are: double longa, longa,
short, semibreve, minimum and semiminima.
- In the Ars Antiqua compass most used was the ternary Vitry now begin to use equally both
Music at the earliest civilizations
Little is known, because there is no information about his theoretical system or your musical
Some important features of the music in this town are:
The Egyptians remarkably improved the construction of m
What is Classical Music. Actually, the term should be only the classical music composed in the
classical period, from the mid-eighteenth century to the early nineteenth. But use has spread to
serious music composed between the Middle Ages
Polyphonic secular works: ballads and rondos are written in style over descant (note against
note) that motets, which follows the structure of two voices below (long notes), two upstairs
(short notes). French texts usually except tenor, sinc
Music theorists: Aristoxenus and Euclid.
Musical Instruments: these are inherited in general of Egypt and Mesopotamia; and are lyre,
phorminx, the aulos, trumpet (both invented by the goddess Athena), the syrinx, the pastoral
flute, pan flute, rattles, ca
The word comes from the Greek polus polyphony (much) and phone (sound). In our time it is
used with a double meaning:
To mark the era of music history that extends from about the ninth century. until the early XVII.
As musical composition techni
Symphony (Greek syn, "together"; phone, 'sound'), in music, orchestral composition typically
consists of four contrasting sections called movements and sometimes times. The name was
first applied in the sixteenth century to the instrumental i
The Renaissance in music.
In the visual arts is clearly a return to classical culture (sculpture and architecture) but in the
field of music not, as such, Greek music was published for 1st time in s. XVI.
From the theoretical point of view yes it recovere
Sonata (Italian suonare, 'sonar') for one or more musical instruments composition. First, the
term sonata form refers to the musical structure of the first movements of sonatas and genres
related to it in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
From the fourteenth century, there emerged a new way of composing music, called Ars nova,
Latin for 'new art'.
The musical script evolved a lot. Compasses were invented; new rhythms were devised and
developed cantus firmus called, which consisted