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Music history renaissance

three changes from MA to Renaissance
individualism/ more focus on the real world than spirituality/ ease of travel and printed books, mingling of cultures
Types of vocal music in Renaissance
chanson, madrigal, motets, acapella, anthem, mass (liturgical)
cantus firmus
when composers take a line of chant and use it as a base for a new song (remix)
What are the fundamentals of Medieval music
based on modes, no modern scales
plain chant in uinson with no harmony or accompaniment
stylized courtly love songs were popular
instruments were many and varied
polyphony was invented
organum
taking a line of music and adding intervals of 4, 5 octaves to create polyphony
What are 3 types of Renaissance compositions
liturgical, secular, motets
Name two early Renaissance composers
John Dunstable (England)
Guillame Dufray (France)
name the most popular string instrument of the Renaissance
lute
What are the five sections of the Ordinary of the Mass
Kyrie (lord have mercy), Gloria (glory to god), Credo, Sanctus (holy, holy,holy), agnus dei (lamb of god)
Name a composer of the Mid Renaissance
Josquin Desprez (1440-1521)
What are the features of the Kyrie
based on Acquinas plain chant
Panne lingua mass
features rhythm and imitation
polyphonic – altos, tenors and bass
What concerns did council of trent of Pope Paul III adress with music
music performers were too theatrical, polyphony masked words, secular songs were the basis for sacred works
Who was the “savior of polyphony”
Giovanni Pierluigi Da Palestrina (1525-1594)
what are the characteristics of Palestrinas style of late Renaissance music
balance, control, evenness, clarity, perfect text setting
Describe the features of Exultatae Deo
word painting
motet based on Psalm 81
imitation was a feature
polyphonic for sopranos, altos I and II, tenors and bass
describe madrigals
secular vocal songs for smaller groups of singers w/o accompaniment
often dealt with love, descriptions of nature, also war/battle
Who was Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
late renaissance English madrigal composer
Sweet nymph come to thy lover
Firefly and lightening
both feature imitation and word painting
What are the features of instrumental Renaissance music
Dance was the largest category
favorite form of entertainment
music was binary in form (2 legs)
usually performed in pairs
Describe the fundamentals of Renaissance music
Sound was smooth and homogeneous, harmony was based on modes, imitation was the most prominent feature, vocal genres included mass movements, motets, secular songs, instrumental music was either serious/imitative or light/dancy, motets and madrigals often used word painting
Name the types of modes
Dorian D to D
Phrygian E to E
Lidian F to F
Mixolydian G to G
Tomas Morely
1557-1602
Council of Trent
1545
Exultate Deo
1584
madrigals
small vocal groups that sing without accompaniment
motets
music that is sacred but not liturgical

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three changes from MA to Renaissance
individualism/ more focus on the real world than spirituality/ ease of travel and printed books, mingling of cultures
Types of vocal music in Renaissance
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