Music 15 Pieces

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  1. Ave Maria

    Author?
    Genre?
    Year?

    Technique:
    Texture:
    Voices:
    • Josquin des Pres
    • Motet
    • 1480

    • A capella (4 voices)
    • Mostly imitative polyphonic texture
    • Sometimes all 4 voices are independent, and other times they are treated in pairs
  2. Sumer is Icumen In

    Composer?
    Genre?
    Year?

    Technique:
    Texture:
    How many voice imitative polyphony?
    • Unknown
    • Round
    • 1250

    • A capella, 6 male voices with repeating bass
    • One of the earliest examples of polyphony from England
    • 2 and 4
  3. Gregorian Chant

    Composer?
    Genre?
    Year?
    Secular or sacred?

    Notes:
    Rhythm:
    Earliest what?
    Religious or artfully driven?
    • Pope Gregory
    • Chant/medieval propaganda
    • 9th/10th century
    • Sacred

    • Male choir, increasing intensity. One musical line at a time.
    • Simple rhythm, Latin
    • Earliest preserved Western musical tradition
    • More religiously driven than artfully driven
  4. Fair Phyllis

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Technique:
    Setting:
    Theme:
    • John Farmer
    • Madrigal
    • 1599

    • 4 voices with wordpainting
    • Pastorial setting
    • Light/playful theme with "coded" criticism
  5. Little Fugue in G Minor, BWV 578 (1703-1707)

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Techniques:
    Melody:
    • Bach
    • fugue
    • 1703-1707

    • Four voice imitation: 4 separate distinct vocal entrances at beginning
    • Episodes- Any section without subject

    Opening melody in soprano, followed by alto, tenor, then bass
  6. il bianco e dolce cigao

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:
    Secular or sacred:

    Technique:
    Style:
    Texture:
    • Jacques Arcadelt
    • Madrigal
    • 1588
    • Secular

    • 4 voices
    • Simple style, clear melody
    • homophonic
  7. Allelvia o virga mediatrix

    Composer:
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    Year:

    What feast:
    Form:
    Technique:
    Range:
    • Hildegard van Bingen
    • Chant
    • ?

    • Feast for the virgin Anary
    • Basic ternary form: ABA, Allelvia (A), verse (B), Allelvia (A)
    • Responsorial: Call and response with lots of melismas
    • Narrow range with few leaps
  8. Cantata no. 140 ("Watchet Auf" Sleepers Awake) 1731 1st Movement

    Composer:
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    Year:

    Type:
    Texture:
    Sung by:
    • Back
    • Sacred Cantata
    • 1731

    • Choral fantasia
    • Polyphonic work for voices
    • trained choir
  9. Cantata no. 140 ("Watchet Auf" Sleepers Awake) 1731 4th Movement


    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Type:
    Melody:
    • Bach
    • Sacred Cantata
    • 1731

    • Unison chorale, chorale tune is in vocal line
    • Instrumental part is countermelody (accompanying melody heard against principal melody)
  10. Water Music

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Intended to be performed where:
    Key:
    Alternates between:
    Techniques:
    • Handel
    • Dance Suite
    • 1717

    • Intended for outdoor performance
    • D major
    • Alternates between strings, woodwinds, and bass
    • Call and response
  11. Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Medium:
    Form:
    Tempo:
    Texture:
    • String quartet with double bass or chamber orchestra
    • Sonata
    • Allegro, 4/4
    • Homophonic
  12. Gloria

    Composer:
    Genre:
    Year:

    Technique:
    Texture:
    Changes in:
    • Palestrina
    • Mass
    • 1562

    • A cappela with consonant harmonies
    • Homorhythmic with simple polyphony
    • Frequent changes in number of voices
  13. Giulio Cesare

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    Genre:

    How many arias and recitatives?
    Form:
    Technique:
    • Handel
    • 1724
    • Opera

    • encompass eight arias and two recitatives each by two singers
    • ABA form of the de capo aria
    • Basso continuo

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