Homophonic: used to describe a wide range of textures that include more than one part, with one part a clearly dominant melody and the others subordinate 1. What was the most widespread of the Renaissance instrumental genres? Monophonic: used to describe texture with a single line or voice. B the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. Which work was written by Josquin Desprez or Giovanni Palestrina? Do I stop or do I go? The earliest type of polyphonic compositions, dating from around 900 A. Daring leaps, rapid octaves, run, dynamic range. Later wrote oratoriors and masses in Rome. Doubling: two or more instruments share the same line 3.
Monks in monasteries held a virtual monopoly on learning during the Middle Ages. C was the seat of the Holy Roman Empire. How distinctive and memorable or melody-like is each part? Music during the Medieval period music underwent a change; developments in rhythm, meter, counterpoint and harmony took place. B ruthlessly stamped out by the aristocracy. Harmony- harmony and treatment of this have changed. Nearly a thousand years of European history are spanned by the phrase Middle Ages. D All answers are correct.
Gregorian chant melodies tend to move by leaps over a wide range of pitches. Texture of Renaissance music is primarily homophonic. From that he deduced that pitched sounds were played not only by Harrison, Lennon, and McCartney, but also by Martin on the piano. . The invention of the printing press in Western Europe was a Renaissance development. In homophonic texture, there will be a primary melody and a secondary accompaniment.
New ways to exploit piano. Inspired by Goethe and Dante. Textural Density: a measure of the thickness; how much is going on musically 1. This can be like ending a sentence with a question mark…. Which work best illustrates the technique of word painting? Part: music that an individual performer sings or plays. Who is traditionally associated with collecting and codifying the chants of the Church? Which work was written by Leonin or Perotin? Much of the instrumental dance music composed during the Renaissance was intended for church use. Impressionism: stress on tone color, atmosphere, fluidity in music.
B as a church musician and organist. D an important factor in the rise of the middle class. Part Two: Fill in 18. The text of a madrigal is religious and the texture is homophonic. Listen: How would you describe the sound of this chord? Obscured harmony, tempo, meter, rhythm, form.
One melody line at a time 2. Unusual playing techniques for sound effects. Chapter 5: Harmony and Texture page 29 A. B heroic and mythological plots. Unusual groupings of instruments in small ensembles. Glissando- rapid slide up or down a scale.
In a choral work, we may talk about the soprano part, the alto part, and tenor part, and the bass part. It is monophonic in texture b. What was the primary vocal genre of secular music in the Renaissance? The pavane and galliard were: a. Organum was freely composed and had no pre-conceived or pre-determined basis. This is a key feature of tonal music. Which of the following was a leader in the Protestant Reformation? It is accompanied with harmony c.
D All answers are correct. Which work was written by Guillaume de Machaut? Which work was written by Hildegard of Bingen? At 36, became court conductor at Weimar. Polyphonic: used to describe multi-part texture in which every part is of comparable interest and moves with distinct rhythm and contour; contrapuntal 1. C as an independently wealthy composer. D as a professional free-lance musician.
Hildegard of Bingen is known as: a. The Renaissance Mass was a one movement work for voices and instruments. How different is a part from those around it in melodic contour and rhythm? Troubadours were Medieval poets and musicians. C a visiting guest composer. Which is not true of Gregorian chant? Textural Independence: degree to which a musical line stands apart from those around it 1. It is generally non-metric d. Organum is a term applied to medieval music that consists of Gregorian chant and an additional melodic line 7.
C promoted and encouraged by the church. D an equal by his employer. It is generally in conjunct motion 24. Which work was written by John Dowland? This is the first step to figuring out texture — discovering how many parts there are, what their roles are, and how they interrelate. Which work was written by Bernard de Ventadorn? The tonic chord is built on the tonic pitch. Medieval entertainers who played instruments, danced and performed tricks were most likely to perform and play which genre of the following? William Byrd: Monsiers Almain 34. Rhythm- expanded, irregularity and unpredicatability, shifting meters and irregular meters.