Part 3: The Baroque Era Overview
1. Which became more important? Polyphony or Homophony.and why.
Homophony seemed to be more important, in the text it states that homophony made it clear the
one voice was important than the others as well as if it
Montserrat Figueras sings "Dal mio Permesso" from L'Orfeo Video 1
Video one represents the prologue, at the beginning of the scene there is a huge orchestra
performance with instruments such as the
Part 2: The Renaissance Era Overview
1) It became important during the Renaissance to improve oneself in various arts and sciences
such as music, painting, poetry and philosophy, as well as others. This cultural moveme
A spirit of music (La Musica) invites the audience to hear the story
Orfeo is said to be capable of taming wild animals and the gods of the
underworld with his music.
Celebration of Euridices Marriage to Orpheus in
1. Explain Shaw and McKay's theory of Cultural deviance.
Shaw and McKays theory of Cultural deviance determined that poverty, ethnic diversity and
family disruptions were the causes of the crime rates and