Music Appreciation Chp.2 (.1)
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What was Boethius's definition of music?
"Music is number made audible."
What are the three levels of music?
Musica universalis (Music of the Spheres), Musica humana (Music of being human), Musica instrumentalis (Music we make)
belief that heavenly bodies, the planets and the stars, actually made music as they moved through the skies. They never collided and made glorious sounds.
a belief that a human being is a musical creation. A human life is "musical" and harmonious. All of the various aspects of a life work in consort and cooperation.
belief that human is the miniature encapsulation of the entire of the entire cosmos. Everything that exists in the universe exists in man.
music we can hear and make
most common texture of the middle ages?
octave species with 7 pitches and 2 tonal centers
dorian, phrygian, Lydian, mixodian
one syllable per note
several notes per syllable
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