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Periods of music history Middle Ages 400-1400 Renaissance 1400-1600 Baroque 1600-1750 Classical 1750-1800 19th cent. Romantic1800-1900 20th cent. 1900-2000 21st cent. 2000-present The middle Ages Begins (politically) with the FALL OF
Unit 3 Test 3
1. Who was the leading composer of German Opera in the late 19th century?
2. In a typical symphony by Haydn or Mozart, the First movement is a _.
3. Which work did Mozart leave unfinished at his death?
4. Beethovens Mi
MUSIC TEST 4 LESSON 17: 20TH Century Developments in the 20th cent. -advances in technology, medicine -huge population growth -economic growth -higher standard of living -2 major world wars, several smaller ones Modernism -deliberate attempts to be innova
He unified the different movements of his program symphony with an "ide fixe"
Choose one answer.
Mozart belongs to which era?
Choose one answer.
b. Romantic/19th Cent
Music 300 Mark Wallace
Chapter 1: Basic Elements of Music
What is Music? 1.) The art of arranging sounds in time to produce a continuous, unified, and evocative composition; using melody, rhythm, and timbre. 2.) Text: An art based on the organization of s
Ritornello Form Found in FAST movements of baroque concertos (1st and 3rd movements) Ritornello theme: recurring melodic idea played by whole orchestra Constant alternation between orchestra playing ritornello them (or part of it) and soloist pla
The Italian Madrigal Chief genre of Renaissance secular music Popularized in Florence in 1520s Serious Italian texts o Reaction to light-hearted poetry of the frottola o Usually features stark contrasts in imagery (life/death, love/hate, dark/lig
Beat- An even pulse that divides the passing of time into equal segments
Meter- The gathering of beats into regular groups
Syncopation- A rhythmic device in which the natural accent falling on a strong beat is displaced
to a weak beat or between beats
Art song- A genre of song for voice and piano accompaniment with high artistic aspirations.
Absolute music- Instrumental music free of a text or any preexisting program .
Coda- (Italian for tail) a final and concluding section of a musical composition.
Enlightenment- 18th century period in philosophy and letters during which thinkers gave free
rein to the pursuit of truth and the discovery of natural laws.
Opera buffa- (Italian for comic opera) A genre of opera featuring lights, often domestic
About Baroque Instrumental Music More instrumental music in Baroque era than in Renaissance Vocal music still considered superior o Instrumental music on the rise o 19th century is when instrumental music surpasses vocal music in prestige Major/m
Lesson 9 Baroque Sacred Music Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) o Born 1685 in Eisenach, Germany o Parents died at age 10, Bach moved in with brother o 1708: appointed as organist at Weimar o 1714: promoted to Konzertmeister at Weimar o 1717: appointed Ka
01) One of the most revolutionary periods in music history was the A) Renaissance, B) early baroque. C) middle baroque. D) late baroque. 02) The early baroque was characterized by A) elaborate counterpoint. B) homophonic texture. C) development of the sta
Part 3 Music:
1) Accompanied Recitative speech like melody that is sung by a solo voice accompanied by the orchestra 2) Affections emotional states like joy, grief, and agitation represented in baroque music through specific musical languages 3) Answer Se
1) The texture of Renaissance music is chiefly
2) The dominant intellectual movement of the Renaissance was called
1) Gregorian chant
*A)* is monophonic in texture.
*B)* is polyphonic in texture.
*C)* is homophonic in texture.
*D)* has no texture.
2) The church modes are
*A)* different from the major and minor scales in that they consist of
only six different t
Atonal music/atonality- music without tonality, music without a center, most often associated with
the 20th century avant-garde style of Arnold Schoenberg.
Avant Garde- from French, "advance guard or vanguard refers to people or works that are