Music Appreciation - 2. Middle Ages and Renaissance 1066 Words | 3 Pages
Know the characteristics of the Gregorian Chant? • Melody sung without accompaniment. From the sacred Latin text. • It conveys a calm, otherworldly quality • Its rhythm is flexible, without Meter or beat • The melodies tend to move by step without a narrow range of pitches. • Monophonic • Melodies were meant to enhance specific parts of religious services. • They set the atmosphere of prayers and ritual actions. • Melodies can be simple or elaborate. Know the two types of services in which monks and nuns sang? Monks and nuns sang at the office and the mass How...
Chapter 5 1845 Words | 4 Pages
Education and literacy became more widespread during the renaissance in part due to the invention of the printing press True The term Renaissance man is used in case someone who is well educated in many areas True The music of the Renaissance changed very little from the late Middle Ages False The renaissance attitude of humanism require people to get all worldly goods and think solely about their life after death False Early Renaissance musical development was centered in Italy False Early renaissance sacred music was still frequently based on Gregorian chant True Franco Flemish composers made frequent use of...
Middle Ages (Medieval) and Renaissance 1653 Words | 3 Pages
What are the dates of Middle Ages? up to 1450 Who was Hildegard of Bingen? Religious woman, composed sacred music, brought mood to religious music. Who was the most important patron of music during the Middle Ages? Churches What are the characteristics of Gregorian Chants. Monophonic in texture, free verse in rhythm, meditative and spiritual, and conjunct movement. What is the portion of the Mass that remains the same in every celebration of the service? The Ordinary. What portion of the Mass changes from day to day depending on the feast celebrated? The Proper. What cultures influenced the music of...
Music 1101 The middle ages and Renaissance 1264 Words | 2 Pages
Middle Ages period 450-1450 Renaissance period 1450-1600 Clergy, pheasants, nobility Clergy Read and write Pheasants- Couldn't RW Nobility- Couldn't RW Ars Antiquas Ancient Arts Music in middle ages basically in church, monophonic during this time Gregorian Chant consists of melody set to sacred latin texts and sung without accompaniment; named after Pope gregory 1(the great) Office and Mass two types of services in church Church modes ... Hildengard of Bingen woman Vocal Music ... REN: Word painting musically dipicting a word by using a song, like Heaven being high and hell being low Renaissance Polyphonic REN: imitation imitation among voices...
Baroque Music and Renaissance Period Essay 508 Words | 2 Pages
Who were the Poor Classes? Why is it somewhat surprising that they were accomplished musicians? They were nuns in the Catholic Church. Its was a surprise because they were nuns and wasn't expected to be great musicians. What is a chanson? A song in French, or a French song. What is the song "Fine Knacks for Ladies" about? What type of song is it? It's a poetic song. Knacks for Ladies is a madrigal - a poetic song. In it the singer presents himself as a humble peddler. Through the words to the song he argues eloquently that although his...
Music history renaissance 901 Words | 2 Pages
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...
Renaissance Music History Study Guide 398 Words | 1 Pages
Renaissance Dates 1400-1600 Cantus firmus mass A pre-existing melody forming the basis of a polyphonic composition Fauxbourdon False bass; a technique of musical harmonization used in the late middle ages and early rennisance Ars nova New Art; 14th century period between middle ages and rennisance Isorhythm repeated rhythm in each voice (usually the tenor) Motet polyphonic choral work in, usually in 3 voices. 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...
Music Quiz (Renaissance/Baroque) 1386 Words | 2 Pages
church music what type of music was common in middle ages? 450-1450 what time period covered the middle ages? functional, not for entertainment middle age music was considered: rhythm always in 3 what made the rhythm of middle age music holy? monophonic, vocal what were characteristics of early middle age music? homophonic, instrumental, entertainment what were characteristics of late middle age music? pope gregory I who was the gregorian chant named for? gregorian chant how music was presented in middle ages: unfamiliar scales, otherworldly church modes were: organum what instrument was used in middle ages? non-religious, entertainment what was secular...
Music Appreciation - Renaissance Period Assessment Flashcard 1114 Words | 2 Pages
The following excerpt is an example of Renaissance a cappella choral music. (player 7:19) False Two important composers from the Renaissance period were: Desprez and Palestrina Despite advances in other areas, Renaissance harmony and polyphony remained restricted to the music rules that governed most of the Medieval period. False Which of the following is a composition for the vihuela? (player 1:58) Example B The following excerpt features characteristics of polyphonic texture. (player 1:38) True The following excerpt has smooth melodies that imitate one another on entrances. (player 3:42) False Which of the following events occurred in America during the time...
Music Appreciation - Terms from Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque Periods 2595 Words | 5 Pages
Polyphony more than one pitch played at the same time, what we typically call harmony parallel organum first type of polyphony, here the cantus firmus and the other higher harmony mirrored each other Ars Antiqua Middle Ages school of music from 1100-1300, literally means old art, stemmed directly from the Gregorian Chant Troubadours French musicians who traveled across Europe during the 12th and 13th centuries. They sang mostly love songs. They accompanied their love songs with instruments, unlike the church. Most famous was Adam de la Halle (1237-1286). First ever musical theater piece Le Jeu de Robin et Marion Motet...
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