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What was the1st
by a known composer and who was it by?
"Notre Dame Mass"-
What years did the Renaissance last?
What invention helped spread music? Did choirs grow or shrink?
The Printing Press .Choirs
What is a patron? Who are what was an important musical patron?
A patrin is some one who pays an adult to create art for them. The
was an important musical patron.
Where did many important composers come from?
Where was Europe's "musical center" in the 16th century?
What is word painting?
Musical representation of specific
What is the primary
of Renaissance music?
"Ave Maria-Virgo Serena"
Dominant philosophical movement?
secular music expands greatly, much more written
Catholic Monk- Protest Reformation
Wanted people to interpret the bible themselves
Founded Protestant Church
How did catholics respond with counter-reformation?
Council of Trent
: polyphony and imitation confused the message of sacred lyrics.
-Was created to "
Giovanni Pierluigi da palestrina
104 masses,140 madrigals,300 motets
"kyrie" from "Pope marcellus Mass"
Secular Renaissance Music
2 sacred forms: Mass + Motet
What is a
Song about secular subjects; Love (Italy)
Originally, a secular love poem
: Mostly polyphonic, but can contain homophony and even monophony
"As vesta was descending"
by Thomas Weelkes
-An english madrigal- "through composed":music flows and changes throughout the song
Usually more homophonic than madrigal
Chorus usually ends with syllable "fa-la"
music of the verse generally repeats over and over
"Now is the Month of Maying"-Thomas morley
A lot was adapted from vocal Music, Dance Music
music becomes very popular during Renaissance
: Viol, Sackbut,Harpsichord,Timpani,Lute
Pavane & Gaillad
Italian Instrumental dance
by Andrea Gabrieli
Gaillard(faster,triple meter(3)), france..."Daphne"
: lively upbeat dance
Italy's RICHEST cultural center
St. Marks Choirmasters
: Andrea Gabrieli(uncle) and Giovanni G.(Nephew)
*created venetian school
*wrote works for voice and instruments, specified untruments to use
: separate choirs aound st.marks cathedral "surround sound"
: "o magnum myserium"