Music History Ch2

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Music History I
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  1. Who were three important ppl in rome?
    • Constantine
    • Pausanias
    • Boethius
  2. How many pieces of music survive from Rome?
    none
  3. what is the Aulos
    tibia (bone appearance) (instrument)
  4. What is Martianus Capella known for?
    Trivium/Quadrivium
  5. What subjects fall under the Trivium?
    • rhetoric
    • grammar
    • logic
  6. What subjects fall under Quadrium?
    • Geometry
    • Arithmetic
    • Astronomy
    • Music
  7. Why is Augustine of Hippo (354-430) important?
    • Converted christian
    • theologian

    • Wrote de Music treatus about jewish ideas in the use of music/worship
    • Christian church is still based in its judaism heratige
  8. Who was Boethius (480-524)?
    • Wrote De institutione musica (fundamentals of music)
    • -music textbook until early 18th c

    Helped transmit music theory from Greece to medieval europe
  9. musicus
    musicologist who studies and understands music
  10. cantor
    performer
  11. uses of music in roman times
    • religious and civil ceremonies
    • theatrical productions
    • athletic contests
  12. What three tenets of Greek music theory did Boethius reaffirm?
    • Music = science
    • Universe resonates w/ music (spheres, body, vocal/inst music)
    • distinction b/w musicologist and performer
  13. What are the three different harmonies of music proposed by Boethius?
    • Musica mundana
    • Musica humana
    • musica instrumentalis
  14. Musica mundana
    music of the spheres
  15. Musica humana
    Music of the human body
  16. Musica instrumentalis
    earthly vocal/instrumental music
  17. Who set a distinction b/w music's and cantor?
    Boethius
  18. What is Liturgy?
    • A collection of prayers, chants, readings, ritual acts
    • used by theology of the church or any organized religion
  19. define chant
    monophonic religious music sung in a house of worship

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