13 April 2011
Jazz Ensemble Concert
Due to my grandmothers 80 birthday and a job interview, I was out of town for the
PanFest concert so I went to the Jazz Ensemble concert on Tuesday April 12th in Hall
Auditorium. This con
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In the language of the 18th century Sonata Form, described in 1799 An Essay on Practical Musical Composition By German musician, A.F.C. Kollman 1. Two main sections instead of THREE 1. Exposition (with Repeat)= Part I 2. Development
From Italian suonore, meaning "to play" An instrumental piece Chamber music The Baroque Sonata First Defined by Venue 1. Sonata da camera/ Chamber Sonata 1. Like a keyboard suite 2. A set of danceinspired pieces 2. Sonata da Chiesa/ Church Sona
Rise of Secular song in South after Emancipation
- Sacred music reflected slavery era in south with secular music being scarce and few and far between - Post Emancipation Secular music took the forefront and sacred music took a back seat Major changes to
Renaissance 1. Rebirth 2. Applied to represent cultural change 3. Revival of Classic philosophy and art 4. Realism 5. HUMANISM 1. Belief in the talent of human beings 6. Spread of ideas Art reflects change in culture 1. Humans as beautiful 2. Realism rep
Vaudeville Blues - Characteristics of Vaudeville Blues o Replaces Minstrelsy o Was not the blues style most Negros were used to o Deeply influenced by the American music hall and the Vaudeville stage o Connection with mainstream popular song forms o Defin
The Rise of Popular Culture 1. Social changes lead to a gradual separation of art and popular cultures in the 19th Cent. 1. Previous social hierarchy is disappearing 2. Art is increasingly produced for personal reasons rather than social service 2. Music
The Protestant Reformation 1. Martin Luther 1. German Monk 2. Wrote 95 theses (grievances) against the church 2. Major upheaval in the Church 1. Indulgences (certificates of forgiveness) 1. People purchased forgiveness 2. The church controlled forgivenes
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The Middle Ages
Between the ages End of Romans till beginning of Renaissance Label given after the fact by historians 1. Meant to be derogatory 2. Suggests little happened
Bridging the Gap 1. People of the Middle Ages adhered to and transmitted
The Invention of Opera 1. Greek Drama and Baroque Aesthetics Monody- Musical Texture 1. Aria 1. Songlike, metrical 2. Recitative 1. Speechlike, in free rhythm 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 3. Intermedi- Theatrical Entertainments Performed between the acts of a play Son
6 May 2011
What is Music?
Music is defined by Webster dictionary as the science or art of ordering tones
or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a
composition having unity and conti
1. In what region of Africa are the Mande cultures located?
West Africa, north eastern Guinea
2. What is the nyamaala or nyamakala class of people? How would we describe them?
Class of hereditary professional artisans 1 blacksmith/sculptors,2 leatherworke
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The Classic Period (Age of Reason)
Late 18th Century (17501800) Reason & Science Reason leads scientific research Isaac Newton explains motion Reasons and Society Politicians argue position with reason No taxation without represe