Strings During the Renaissance, composers became increasingly aware of the importance of: Harmony Which Classical period genre was significantly based on the concept of thematic development? Philippe Quinault 1635-88 French dramatist and librettist who collaborated with Lully on a number of large-scale operas. Johann Sebastian Bach German composer of both orchestral and solo instrumental dance suites. They study the music of Frederic Chopin, including his Waltz Op. Copland The 12 tone method? The late baroque period was one of the most revolutionary periods in music history. Composers began to shift from tonality to the twelve-tone system because they were bored with tonal music. The members of the Florentine Camerata based their theories on actual dramatic music that had come down to them from the Greeks. Opera soloists must create a wide variety of characters, and so need acting skills as well as vocal artistry.
It was a time of personal expression and drama. The late baroque period was one of the most revolutionary periods in music history. Pierre Corneille 1606-84 French dramatist and poet, one of the dominant figures in the evolution of seventeenth-century neoclassical drama. They go on to learn about the music of Robert Schumann, including his Kinderszenen, Fantasie in C Major, and Symphony No. What is form in music? Student learn about the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, studying his Moonlight Sonata, Rondo a Capriccio, Piano Concerto No. New ideas and art was being introduced everywhere.
When did the piano become more popular than the harpsichord? Choral and chamber music Which of the following was a prominent student of Nadia Boulanger? Surviving music manuscripts indicate pitch. Regardless of form, baroque music features contrasts between bodies of sound. Which of the following is not true? Roman Catholic church powerful; monks held a virtual monopoly on learning. Madrigal secular vocal music with no repeated sections Machaut 14th century Ars Nova Known for secular song and 3 part polyphony Dufay 15th century Known for secular fauxbourdon music Gesualdo 16th century Italian Known for madrigals Prez. Jean-Baptiste Lully 1637-82 Italian musician and composer whose career was spent in France, where he dominated musical life for three decades. Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière 1622-73 French actor-manager and dramatist, one of the theatre's greatest comic artists.
A large courrt during the baroque period might employ more than 80 performers, including the finest opera singers of the day. What instruments were usually present? Many monarchs employed composers at their courts, where they were little more than servants expected to churn out music for any desired occasions. Baroque art is a complex mixture of rationalism, sensuality, materialism and spirituality. A concerto grosso normally involves two to four soloists, and anywhere from eight to twenty or more musicians for the tutti. They become familiar with the music of Giacomo Puccini through his operas, Gianni Schicchi and Turandot.
Was the basso continuo still used in classical music? There was controversy between Catholics and Protestants which caused long periods of religious war. Why did early baroque composers favor homophony? Which of the following statements is not true? New ideas and art was being introduced everywhere. Air A lyrical type of dance music, but not a real dance, often incorporated into Renaissance and Baroque dance suites. Also known as three-part form or ternary form. Finally, they discuss creative expression and applying their music skills. What was going historically during this era? The Middle Ages 14th Century Hundred Years' War and Bubonic Plague feudal system and church authority weakened.
They go on to study the music of Johannes Brahms, including his Symphony No. Ben Jonson 1572-1637 English playwright and poet who collaborated with architect Inigo Jones on the production of masques for the Stuart court. Which of the following statements are not true? Paris In her compositions, lili Boulanger focused on? Unit 8 - Twentieth Century Music In this unit students study Twentieth Century Music, beginning with setting. How is the piano different from the harpsichord? John Dryden 1631-1700 Playwright whose heroic dramas, comedies, and tragedies dominated the English stage during the Restoration period. The lute was stringed instrument.
It was also a time of scientific research and astronomical studies. What is the history of the lute? The instrumental concerto became a staple of the Baroque era, and found its strongest exponent in the works of the Venetian composer. Course Overview The Acellus Music Appreciation course provides an overview of the development of western music from Pre-Renaissance to Modern times on the European continent and in America. The glissando, a technique widely used in the twentieth century, is the combination of two traditional chords sounding together. Stravinsky lili Boulanger lived in which music center? Classical orchestras were typically large, but came in all sizes. The Middle Ages Later Period of cultural growth; Crusades 1096-1291 The Middle Ages class distinctions Nobility, peasants, clergy. The style started around 1600 in Rome, Italy and spread to most of Europe.
Most early baroque operas were based on Greek mythology and ancient history. They explore the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, including his Prelude Op. What was going historically during this era? Unit 5 - Early Romantic Music In this unit, students study early Romantic music, beginning with the setting. When was the piano invented? The members of the Florentine Camerata wanted to create a new vocal style modeled on the music of ancient Greek tragedy. Unit 3 - Classical Music In this unit students learn about music from the Classical Period, beginning with the setting in which the music was composed. They explore the music of Gustav Mahler, including his Symphony No.
It was also a time of scientific research and astronomical studies. What was the size of a classical orchestra? There was controversy between Catholics and Protestants which caused long periods of religious war. Twentieth century During which historical period were new, atonal, compositional techniques adopted? They continue with the music of Peter Tchaikovsky, including Romeo and Juliet, the 1812 Overture, and Symphony No. Yet the best composers of the time were able to break new musical ground, and in so doing succeeded in creating an entirely new style of music. Revolutionized composition in the 12 century The 12 tone method is also known as? They explore the music of Franz Liszt, including his Liebestraume, Les Preludes, Hungarian Rhapsody, and La Campanella, and the Richard Wagner's Tannhause Overture. Steps how gregorian chant moves melodically Hildengard of Bingen Female composer of chant Troubadours French nobles that wrote the first large body of secular songs, these were performed by court ministrels Functions of secular music dances in wooded places, arranging parties and games and interspersing the sport of dancing with others Organum medieval music that consists of Gregorian chant and one or more additional melodic.