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For example, you might need to know that a Gregorian Chant has a monophonic texture or that Mozart's melodies are generally more tuneful than Bach's. Chapter 1 Sound vibrations Pitch Dynamics Crescendo, Decrescendo Tone Color Timbre Overtones Chapter 2 Rhythm Beat Accent Meter Duple meter Triple meter Compound meters Syncopation Tempo Pitch Intervals Octave Diatonic scale Chromatic scale Half step Whole step Chapter 3 Melody Tune Motive Theme Harmony Chords Consonance Dissonance Cadence Resolution Texture Monophony Homophony Polyphony Counterpoint Imitative polyphony Non-imitative polyphony Tonality Tonic Modality Major mode Minor mode Chapter 4 Form Chapter 5 ? The Middle Ages Music and the church Plainchant Pope Gregory Medieval modes Hildegard of Bingen LISTENING: "Columba aspexit" Plainchant sequence Early Polyphony Organum The development of organum Notre Dame Cathedral Perotin Motet Guillaume de Machaut LISTENING: "Quant en moi" Ars Nova Chapter 6 ? the Renaissance "Rebirth" Paraphrase Early Homophony Guillaume Dufay Gregorian Hymn The Mass The "symphony" of the Renaissance Five parts of mass set polyphonically High Renaissance Style Imitative counterpoint and homophony Imitation as balance Ideal tone color is a cappella singing Josquin Deprez Music as expression of meaning Fascination with Greek myth and history Declamation Word painting Palestrina Relationship to counter-reformation Use of homophony and polyphony LISTENING: "Pope Marcellus Mass, from the Gloria" Italian and English madrigals Use of polyphony Use of word painting Thomas Weelkes LISTENING: "As Vesta Was from Latmos Hill Descending" Chapter 7 Extravagance vs...
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Control Origins of the term "baroque" Style Features Metrical Basso Continuo Ground Bass Functional harmony Opera popularity recitative aria Claudio Monteverdi Last great madrigalist, first great opera composer Henry Purcell "Dido and Aeneas, final scene (aria)" Instrumental Music Influence of dance, vocal music and virtuosity Stylized dance suites Chapter 8 Absolutism and the age of science Art and absolutism music and absolutism Science and the arts science and music Music venues in baroque church court opera house Style featurs of the late Baroque The baroque orchestra Virtuosity and improvisation polyphony continuo Chapter 9 Concerto concerto grosso movements Ritornello Form Antonio Vivaldi LISTENING: Violin concerto in G Second Movement Variation form Johann Sebastian Bach Biography LISTENING: Brandenburg Concerto No...
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